Lady weightlifter fails dope take a look at, requested to return dwelling from nationwide camp

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A lady weightlifter, who was a part of the continuing nationwide camp on the Nationwide Institute of Sports activities in Patiala, has been provisionally suspended after testing constructive for banned substance.

The weightlifter, a nationwide report holder and who has participated in a number of worldwide tournaments together with the Commonwealth Championship the place she received gold, was set to be part of the Indian group for the Asian Championship to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan from April 16 to 25.

“Sure, she has failed a dope take a look at. The report happened 10-15 days again,” a supply within the Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWLF) confirmed the event to PTI.

Taking a break from the nationwide camp, the weightlifter went dwelling in October final yr when nationwide coach Vijay Sharma and star lifter Mirabai Chanu had travelled to america.

After she returned to the camp, her pattern was collected by the Nationwide Anti-Doping Company (NADA) in November final.

The weightlifter had allegedly consumed a complement that contained the prohibited substance.

“At dwelling, she had consumed a natural complement which might be why this has occurred,” the supply mentioned.

The weightlifter was requested to go away the nationwide camp final month.

The identify of the weightlifter has been withheld as per the foundations. Additional motion shall be taken if her ‘B’ pattern additionally checks constructive.

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