World champion in long jump was stopped for drinking alcohol in the Park

South African long jumper of teaching and educational Association Manyonga was arrested for violation of the law of isolation, reports BBC.

Prize-winner of Olympic games 2016 and world champion 2017 was detained in the city of Kamandi (South Africa).

It is reported that the athlete drank alcohol in the Park. Now 29-year-old will have to stand trial. In addition, he will have to pay a penalty of about $ 140.

Manyonga already came under the attention of the police. In 2012, the athlete had a positive test result for drugs. Further, he was treated for meth addiction. Despite illness, the athlete was eventually able to return and achieve great success in the long jump.

Currently the pandemic is of coronavirus all athletics competitions are suspended.

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