Updated: Saturday, 21 June 2014 23:13 | By Agence France-Presse

One-year doping ban for Tamgho

French triple jump world champion Teddy Tamgho has been handed a one-year ban for missing three out-of competition doping tests, the French Athletics Federation (FFA) announced on Saturday.

One-year doping ban for Tamgho

France's Teddy Tamgho competes in the men's triple jump final at the 2013 IAAF World Championships at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 18, 201 - by Adrian Dennis

The suspension was backdated to start on March 18, 2014 the FFA said on its website, taking into account rhe "good faith" that Tamgho showed during the case.

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