Bulut, who has raced sparingly since 2012, has apparently been caught by a radical biological passport profile. Ethiopia's Mekonnen is famous for his 2:04:32 debut as a 19-year-old at the 2014 Dubai Marathon.
*MB: Another one bites the dust? 2012 London Olympic 1500 silver/gold medalist Gamze Bulut being investigated for ABP abnormalities
The women's final is Friday at 1:25 pm ET. Laura Muir won't be in it nor will Olympic silver medalist Gamze Bulut.
*MB: Guess who bombed out of 1st round of women's European 1500?