10 Top African Athletes That Will Miss Rio Olympics

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Written by Lillian Mutiso

African athletes are renowned for their middle and long-distance dominance at past Olympics Games.

Several top African athletes are going to miss the 2016 Olympic Games, scheduled for Aug. 5-21 in Rio, Brazil. Main reasons include doping violations, injuries, fear of Zika virus infection and decisions by their countries to leave them out of their national teams.

Sources; africanews., USA TODAY, The Guardian, BBC, RUNNER’S WORLDeNCA, Daily Sports