CWG 2010 | 4 Wrestlers, 2 Athletes Caught For Doping | Rajiv Tomar,Saurav Vij Among The List
Indian hopes for the Commonwealth Games suffered a blow on Thursday with four wrestlers and two athletes testing positive for doping.
Arjuna Awardee wrestler Rajiv Tomar and Commonwealth Games medal prospect shot putter Saurav Vij were among six athletes caught for doping today and they were handed provisional suspension by National Anti-doping Agency.
Wrestlers Sumit (74kg), Mausam Khatri (96kg) and Rajiv Tomar (120kg), who were named in the Commonwealth Games squad in men's freestyle, and Gursharanpreet Kaur (women's 72kg) tested positive for Methyl Hexaneamine, a non specified substance.
"The wrestlers from Commonwealth Games team have tested positive for Methyl Hexa Neamine (non specified substance) as per the report received from NADA," a statement from Wrestling Federation of India President G S Mander said.
Rajiv Tomar was recently conferred the Arjuna Award.
Saurav and young discus thrower Akash Antil tested positive for the same substance Methyl Hexaneamine in the dope tests conducted during the National Inter-State Senior
Athletics Championships at Patiala from August 5-8.
"As per the report received from National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), the athletes Saurav Vij and Akash Antil found positive in the dope test conducted during National Inter State Senior Athletics Championships held at Patiala from 5th to 8th August 2010," a statement from AFI said.
NADA immediately put them under provisional suspension pending a hearing"The results reveal that six wrestlers and two athletes have tested positive for banned substance Methyl Hexaneamine. In accordance with World Anti Doping Rules, the eight sportspersons have been 'provisionally suspended' on September 1, 2010 by NADA. Wrestling Federation of India and Athletic Federation of India have been informed accordingly," NADA said in a statement
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