Bol, who was nominated for Australian of the Yr after he was the primary Australian runner in 53 years to make it into an Olympic 800m ultimate, was provisionally banned after returning a constructive end result to EPO again in October 2022 when examined out of competitors.
EPO has been banned as a performance-enhancing drug for the reason that early Nineties, and was infamously utilized by Lance Armstrong as a part of a complicated doping program by means of the late Nineties and early 2000s, throughout which he gained 7 consecutive Tour De France titles.
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Bol, 28, maintained he had not taken any drug, having reportedly handed “20 exams” after the constructive pattern in January.
A constructive preliminary pattern, generally known as an A Pattern, provisionally suspends opponents till a second affirmation pattern is used, generally known as a B Pattern.
In an announcement on Tuesday, Bol launched an announcement on Twitter, confirming that his B Pattern “didn’t affirm my A Pattern”.
“Final month, I advised everybody that I used to be harmless and requested that everybody in Australia consider me and let the method play out,” Bol mentioned.
“I used to be hopeful that the method would exonerate me.
“This morning, I’m relieved to report that it did.
“My provisional suspension has been lifted by Sport Integrity Australia.
“The reduction I’m feeling is difficult to explain.
“I recognize the assist I’ve acquired from my household, my staff and from so many individuals from Australia and around the globe.
“The final month has been nothing lower than a nightmare.
“I want that the outcomes of my A Pattern had not been leaked, however there’s nothing I can do about that.”
Bol reiterated his innocence within the assertion, however didn’t decide to a timeline of a return to competitors, with the Adelaide Invitational kicking off the Australian athletics season for the 12 months this weekend.
“To say it another time: I’m harmless and haven’t taken this substance as I used to be accused,” he mentioned.
“I’ve NEVER in my life bought, researched, possessed, administered or used artificial EPO or every other Prohibited Substance, and by no means will.”
Athletics Australia and Sport Integrity Australia have been contacted for remark.