CWG Gold medalist Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu fails dope test; to challenge suspension though

Two-time Commonwealth Games champion weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and she has been provisionally suspended.

International Weightlifting Federation, IWF, said on its website today that Sanjita, who had won a gold in the women’s 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, has tested positive for testosterone.

As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation.

She lifted a total of 192kg top win the gold in 53kg in Gold Coast. She had also won gold in the 48kg category in the 2014 CWG in Glasgow.



Source: AIR News

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