The Athletics Integrity Unit has cleared Tobi Amusan to compete at the 2023 World Athletics Championships which begins on Saturday in Budapest.
In a statement from the AIU on Thursday, the body lifted the suspension placed on her last month for whereabouts failures.
“A panel of the Disciplinary Tribunal, by majority decision, has today found that Tobi Amusan has not committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) of three Whereabouts Failures within a 12-month period,” the statement read.
The world 100m hurdles defending champion had been enmeshed in some controversies after the AIU brought charges of alleged anti-doping rule violation, accusing her of three missed tests within a 12-month period.
Amusan, however, wrote on her Instagram that the allegation leveled against her were untrue and promised to clear her name.
She wrote, “I intend to fight this charge and will have my case decided by a tribunal of three arbitrators before the start of next month’s World Championships.
“I am a clean athlete and I am regularly tested by the AIU. I was tested within days of my third “missed test”. I have faith that this will be resolved in my favour and that I will be competing at the World Championships.”
This clearance by the regulatory body has given her a space in the team to compete at the upcoming World Athletics Championships set to begin this Saturday in Budapest, Hungary.
The AIU in a statement on its Twitter cleared the athlete saying, “A panel of the Disciplinary Tribunal, by majority decision, has today found that Tobi Amusan has not committed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation of three Whereabouts Failures within a 12-month period,”
Amusan set a new world record of 12.12 secs when she won gold at the World Championships in Eugene last July.
She was also the winner of the gold medal at last year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, having finished fourth at the Olympics in Tokyo in 2021.