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