the 27-year-old Madiea Ghafoor is likely finished as a topsprinter.
the Dutchman must say, the eight and a half years in prison for having smuggled large quantities of drugs.
It is clear, after a court in the German city of Kleve on Monday did execute judgment upon her.
Ghafoor, who has been national champion in both the 100 and 400 metres and represented his country at both the european championships, WORLD championships and OLYMPIC games, committed his iniquity 18. June, where she was apprehended after his car having crossed the border to Germany.
With her she had a package containing a little more than 50 kg. ecstacy and barely two kg. crystal meth. Substances on the street represents a value of more than ten million dollars.
Top-Sprinterin Madiea G. (27) aus the #Niederlanden wegen Drogenschmuggels vor Gericht. Angeblich dachte sie, es seien Dopingmittel, die sie wegen eines Formtiefs zur WM-Vorbereitung nehmen wollte! pic.twitter.com/LQXE9A61Z0— Andreas Wegener (@Andreas_Wegener) November 4, 2019
In the court Ghafoor explained that she over the spring did not feel that her career has developed right. Why would she take a dopingkur towards the WORLD championships in Doha in september.
she explained that She came in contact with some sinister types with contact to both the Dutch athletics - and cykelverden, and that she felt pressure to transport the doping of them.
Therefore fetched she the sealed package at a cafe in Amsterdam to drive it to a doctor in Germany who could help her with a dopingkur.
Her lawyer, Norman Werner, argued in court that Ghafoor could not have known that there was talk about hard drugs, since the package was sealed, but the explanation bought judge not, and judged her hard.
When she got the verdict, which was a year longer than the prosecutor's demands, she broke in tears, and she left the courtroom in handcuffs:
Die niederländische Top-Sprinterin Madiea G. (27) muss ins Gefängnis: 8 Jahre und 6 Monate Haft für Drogenschmuggel und Beihilfe zum BTM-Commerce! Das verkündete Richter Jürgen Ruby gerade am #Landgericht #Kleve. #BREAKING #eil #Sport pic.twitter.com/x4Kve36tzr— Andreas Wegener (@Andreas_Wegener) November 4, 2019
It is expected that Ghafoor will appeal the judgment for reduction of sentence.
Madiea Ghafoor is a co-owner of the Dutch record in the 4x400 meter that reads at 3.26,98 minutes. It was set during the OLYMPICS in Rio in 2016, where the Dutch just not in the finals.
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Swimming - 13. oct. 2019 - at. 16:49 OLYMPIC gold medalist cannon for doping: Now he stops his career