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Another failed dope test costs India an athlete

400m specialist, Choudhary was tested out on 30 December in patiala by Dope Control Officers and now her urine sample has come out positive from the Qatar's Doha testing laboratory.

Another failed dope test costs India an athlete
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The Bridge Desk

Published: 5 March 2020 1:32 PM GMT

Olympics is less than six months away but Indian athletes are caught in the controversy of the failed doping tests. With Keranjeet Kaur being banned for doping earlier in the month , now middle distance runner Prachi Choudhary has also been tested positive of a band substance.

She dragged the Athletics Federation of India (AFI) to Supreme Court over her exclusion from the squad of 2018 Jakarta Asian Games has failed the dope test for an anabolic steroid, Oxandrolone metabolite has been provisionally suspended by National Anti Doping Agency(NADA) reports The Times of India.

400m specialist, Choudhary was tested out on 30 December in Patiala by Dope Control Officers and now her urine sample has come out positive from the Qatar's Doha testing laboratory.

According to adverse analytical finding notice served to Prachi, she failed to obtain a Therapeutic Use Exemption(TUF) certificate to justify the use of banned substance states The TOI.

Prachi won't be able to qualify for any Olympic qualification match or any AFI sanctioned events.

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