Kenya's Julius Yego celebrates after winning the final of the men's javelin throw athletics event at the 2015 IAAF World Championships at the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium in Beijing on August 26, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ADRIAN DENNIS
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A sparkling Kenyan double at the world championships in Beijing Wednesday was overshadowed by news that two Kenyans had failed precompetition drugs tests.To gasps and then rapturous applause in the Bird's Nest stadium, Julius Yego produced the longest throw in 14 years to win the men's javelin, while Hyvin Kiyeng Jepkemoi pipped hot Tunisian favorite Habiba Ghribi for the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase title.Leaked results cited by German broadcaster ARD and the Sunday Times earlier this month claimed that more than 800 athletes, including 18 Kenyans, had "suspicious blood test results" between 2001 and 2012 .Van Niekerk became South Africa's first world sprint champion as he stormed around the one-lap race in 43.48sec, becoming the fourth fastest athlete in the event and the quickest non-American.
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