Salazar gets a lifetime ban due to sexual and emotional illegal activity


Tokyo (AP) — Truck coach Alberto Salazar has been permanently banned by the US Safe Sports Center for sexual and emotional misconduct.

Salazar has 10 days Appeal the decision, Was inherited on Monday. The SafeSport Center has not disclosed the details of the investigation.

In 2019, a few runners including Mary Cain, Kara Goucher and Amy Yoder Begley Revealed that they were emotionally and physically abused While working with Salazar as part of the Nike Oregon Project team.

In January 2020, SafeSport temporarily banned Salazar. Monday’s decision will permanently ban it while waiting for an appeal.

The 62-year-old Salazar, who won the Boston Marathon and the New York Marathon in the early 1980s and led the executives of Olympic medalists such as Mofarer and Galen Rupp, did not immediately reply to the Associated Press’s request for comment. ..

His sanctions were taken over as the Court of Arbitration for Sport considered appealing another proceeding that led to Salazar’s four-year ban on doping-related crimes.

In 2019, Salazar was banned from doping after a six-year investigation determined that he possessed and trafficked testosterone. We also experimented with whether athletes could push the boundaries without getting caught in a particular performance enhancer.

Shortly after the decision, Nike closed the Salazar running club.

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