Somali Coach Jama Aden who trained Ethiopia’s Dibaba arrested on doping issue in Spain

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20-6-2016

Spanish police on Monday arrested Somali track coach Jama Aden, whose Ethiopian protege Genzebe Dibaba is the current world 1500m champion, as part of an investigation into drug trafficking.

The dawn arrest came at a hotel in the Catalonian town of Sabadell occupied by a group of athletes coached by Aden, sources close to the investigation told AFP.

Officials of the Spanish Anti-Doping Agency were also present to carry out doping controls on some athletes, sources added.