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Woman athlete flunks dope test in Senior Athletics Championship

A medal-winning woman shot-putter at last month's 53rd National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship has flunked the dope test, conducted by NADA.

Press Trust Of India

Updated:July 2, 2013, 10:30 PM IST
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Woman athlete flunks dope test in Senior Athletics Championship
A medal-winning woman shot-putter at last month's 53rd National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship has flunked the dope test, conducted by NADA.
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New Delhi: A medal-winning woman shot-putter at last month's 53rd National Interstate Senior Athletics Championship has flunked the dope test, conducted by National Anti Doping Agency (NADA).

NADA has not named the athlete but said her blood samples contained banned substance Methylhexaneamine.

"The result management process has revealed that a woman athlete (shotput) reported with adverse analytical finding for Methylhexaneamine (MHA) following her urine dope sample collected in the said championship at Chennai. She is also a medal winner in this event," NADA Director General, Mukul Chatterjee said in a statement.

NADA conducted a total of 153 dope tests during the Championship from June 4-7, 2013 at Chennai.

Out of these samples, the laboratory analytical findings in respect of 151 samples have been received.

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