Speak Up wrote:
It is also unconvincing to try and detract attention away from his own guilt by claiming that it was against protocol to be given a warning the day before. .
Which, is materially not true. The person collecting the sample calls ahead. It just isn't necessary to literally surprise an athlete.
My favorite part of the statement is specifically mentioning leaving the top off the sample.
1. According to Asbel, he was notified of the issue in Feb, but the story took 3 months before it was made public. More than enough time for him to create a "narrative" .
2.No word from The Kenyan Athletic Board, but it was Absel who confirmed it via his testimony.
I don't think he will get off this case.
His excuse is terribly weak unless AK is really scary.