Christian Coleman free to race for world gold after missed tests charg – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Sean Ingle

• World’s fastest man this year ‘fully eligible’ to compete in Doha
• Sprinter appears to escape Usada ban on technicality over dates

Christian Coleman, the fastest man in the world this year, is free to compete at the world championships in Doha later this month after the US Anti-Doping Agency dropped its charge against him on the advice of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

The American sprinter, who leads the 100m world rankings with a best of 9.81sec this season, had faced a two-year ban after Usada charged him with failing to “properly file his whereabouts information” after missing three doping tests in 12 months.

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