The International Weightlifting Federation has revoked the provisional suspension on two-time Commonwealth Games gold-medallist K. Sanjita Chanu for a failed dope test.

IWF's legal counsel Eva Nyirfa said in an e-mail to the national federation and Sanjita that on the basis of the information at its disposal, it has been decided that the provisional suspension shall be lifted as of 22nd January. 

A final decision on the matter is expected in the

coming days.

The 25-year-old weightlifter had tested positive for anabolic steroid testosterone. Her urine sample was taken prior to the World Championships in United States in November 2017, and she was put under provisional suspension from 15th May last year.

Talking to news agency PTI from her native place in Manipur, Sanjita said, she is relieved and happy as she had have never taken any banned substance in her career.

No Comments For This Post, Be first to write a Comment.
Leave a Comment
Enter the code shown:

Can't read the image? click here to refresh

Todays Epaper

neerus indian ethnic wear
Latest Urdu News

Do you think Rishi Sunak can win the race to be the next UK prime minister?

Can't Say