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Asbel Kiprop Net Worth, Titles Won And Doping Scandal

Kenya middle distance runner Asbel Kiprop career is in doldrums after he was handed a four-year ban for doping by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). The former 1500 meter Olympic Games gold medalist took to social media to vent his frustration and threaten to use his firearm to cause arm. He surrendered his gun but has been put on suicide watch as the troubled star works on clearing his name.

Kiprop, who has also bagged three world championship gold medals, had tested positive for the banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO) in November 2017. He has vehemently denied using the banned substances saying that his urine sample was tampered with by his testers, alleging that they had tipped him after taking a payment from him.

The 27-year athlete lawyer, Katwa Kigen, said they , “ are going to appeal the decision by IAAF by end of next week.” If the ban stays, Kiprop will be eligible to compete in 2021 as his ban has been backed to February 3,2018 when he was provisionally suspended. He will be 32 years old.

The athlete said of his innocence:
“I still maintain that I’m clean and I did not dope. But it’s hard for me, considering that I have competed for many years and won clean. If it is true that I used the banned substances, I could I have accepted my fate long time ago. But how can I accept something I never did.”

Scandals
Away from athletics, the athlete has courted scandals with abandon. A video and photos made heavy rotation on social media of Kiprop with his pacesetter wife intimately kissing. The Olympic gold medalist is said to have been angered by Henry Rotich for spreading rumors that linked him to doping. He decided to revenge by getting cozy with Rotich’s wife, Nancy Rotich.

Titles Won By Asbel Kiprop In His Illustrious Career/Courtesy of Wikipedia

 

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kenya
2007 World Cross Country Championships Mombasa, Kenya 1st Junior race
All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 1st 1500 m 3:38.97
World Championships Osaka, Japan 4th 1500 m 3:35.24
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 3rd 800 m 1:46.02
Olympic Games Beijing, China 1st 1500 m 3:33.11
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 1500 m 3:37.93
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th (sf) 800 m 1:52.05
4th 1500 m 3:36.47
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 1500 m 3:36.19
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 1st 1500 m 3:35.69
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 12th 1500 m 3:43.83
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 1st 1500 m 3:36.28
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 1st 4 × 1500 m 14:22.22
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 1st 1500 m 3:34.40
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 1500 m 3:50.87
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 9th 1500 m 3:37.24

His estimated net worth
Multiple online news outlets, including radio Jambo, put the net worth of Asbel Kiprop at $3 million (kes300million). Next