Kisorio: My doping ban hell
NAIROBI, Kenya, October 9- Slowly but surely, stride by stride and without missing a single painful step, Matthew Kipkoech Kisorio is meticulously retracing his path back from the deepest pit of sporting hell for any runner that comes in the shape of serving an international doping ban. The Kenya captain to the 2011 World Cross Country Championships in Punta Umbria, Spain fell to the depths of utter desolation when he was slapped with a two-year suspension that ends July 2014 after steroids were found in his system at last year’s National Championships. Now painstakingly trying to retrace the path back to the apex of his sport, a pantheon he reached when he was just 23, the gifted athlete told of his doping nightmare and the harsh lessons they have taught him from the moment a phone call from Athletics Kenya (AK) shattered his world July last year.
“That was my aim with my coach, Claudio Berardelli since I had seen I could not make the full marathon at the time since I had not attained the required level to achieve that. That journey was cut short,” he stated the genesis of his woes with a strained look on his well chiselled dark face.
“It’s a time for deep thought for me and trying to adjust.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at CapitalFMSimilar Stories