Second case of steroids use at the World ChampionshipsIn Berlin, the second athlete to test positive steroids use for was Amaka Ogoegbunam, the 19-year-old hurdler from Nigeria. She tested positive for Metenolone use during an in-competition testing on August 18, 2009.

The Nigerian raced in the first round of women’s 400 meters hurdles. However, she was disqualified from joining the semi-final. She was supposed to run in the 4 x 400 meter relay.

Ogoegbunam faces two-year suspension from competition and is currently under provisional suspension. It was her first time to test positive for steroids use.

According to International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) spokesperson Nick Davies, she did not request further for a B sample test.

The first reported athlete to test positive for steroids use in the world championships was Jamel Chatbi, the Moroccan steeplechaser, who was disqualified from participating in the finals after testing positive for Clenbuterol. He had to withdraw from the 3,000 meter steeplechase competition.

The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) will continue to test a total of 1,000 athletes during the championships. The 2009 world championships started last August 15, 2009 in Berlin until August 22, 2009.

According to Eurosport:

Nigeria’s Amaka Ogoegbunam, who competed in the women’s 400 metres hurdles at the world championships and was due to run in the 4×400 relay, has tested positive for the steroid metenolone, the IAAF said Friday.