US triple jumper Craddock suspended

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American triple jumper Omar Craddock has been suspended in another case related to missing doping tests.

The Athletics Integrity Unit said the Pan American Games champion has been charged for whereabouts violations and is under provisional suspension awaiting a hearing.

Craddock was a two-time NCAA champion at Florida and won gold at the PanAm Games last year in Lima, Peru.

His best result at the world championships came in 2015 when he finished fourth.

Athletes can be banned for two years if they are unavailable for testing, or fail to update details where they can be found by sample collection officials, three times within 12 months.

US world champion sprinter Christian Coleman was given a two-year whereabouts ban last month after escaping an earlier suspension on a technicality.

Former 1500 metres world champion Elijah Manangoi was also banned for two years last week.

World 400 metres champion Salwa Eid Naser, of Bahrain, was cleared last month in a whereabouts case but the AIU is appealing against that verdict in the Court of Arbitration for Sport.