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Chambers gets German meet invite

Dwain Chambers
Chambers won silver at the 2008 World Indoor championships

Sprinter Dwain Chambers has been invited to compete in a meeting in Germany on 28 June.

The 30-year-old's two-year ban in 2003 for doping offences has made promoters reluctant to offer him races.

But Heinz Husselman, who is organising the Biberach meet, told the Schwabische newspaper: "Chambers deserves a second chance."

Chambers claimed World Indoor silver earlier this year but has since tried his hand at rugby league.

He has previously also attempted to forge a career in NFL Europe without success.

606: DEBATE
Gawain

Chambers is currently fighting the British Olympic Association lifetime ban which stops him competing at the Games in Beijing in August.

He is helping British anti-doping authorities by providing information on his experience to aid their battle against drugs in the sport.

But he faces a battle to restore his reputation and gain invitations to some of Europe's major meetings.

see also
Chambers 'will cause more damage'
18 May 08 |  Athletics
Chambers starts Beijing challenge
16 May 08 |  Athletics
Chambers to deliver drugs dossier
15 May 08 |  Athletics
Baulch fears for Chambers
09 May 08 |  Athletics
Chambers not wanted by Castleford
06 May 08 |  Castleford
Chambers receives Berlin backing
11 Apr 08 |  Athletics


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