Today, the organizing committee of the Oberbank Linz Donau Marathon was informed from the National Anti Doping Agency NADA, that the female winner of this years marathon, Danijela Kuna, had a positive doping test.  NADA made the request, as the rules are, that Danijela Kuna will be suspended at the international athlete association IAAF.

The organizing committee regrets this incident, but it also strengthens their will for fair sport. "We are cooperating with the NADA since serveral years. The actual case is not pleasant, but it shows that we don´t underestimate the fight against doping", say the organizers.

Official winner of the Linz Marathon 2017 is Nikolina Stepan from Croatia (photo).