CWG medalist weightlifter Sanjita Chanu failed in dope test

CWG medalist weightlifter Sanjita Chanu failed in the dope test: found guilty of taking a banned drug in the dope test taken at the National Games last year, banned by NADA

Jan 7, 2023 - 14:28
CWG medalist weightlifter Sanjita Chanu failed in dope test

Two-time Commonwealth Games medalist weightlifter Khumukcham Sanjita Chanu has failed the dope test. She has been found guilty of taking the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. He has also been stripped of the National Games medal he won in Gandhinagar last year. The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has currently banned him from playing in any event. Is. This ban will continue from the day of sample collection.
Actually, the sample for dope of Manipur's Sanjita was taken during the National Games held in Gujarat in September-October last year. His test showed trace amounts of banned drostanolone. Last year, the weightlifting events in the National Games were held in Gandhinagar from September 28 to October 5. Sanjita won the silver medal in the women's 49 kg weight category on September 30, while Mirabai Chanu, the silver medalist of the Tokyo Olympics, won the gold.
Sanjita's case will be heard by the NADA Disciplinary Panel and if found guilty, she could be banned for four years.
Sanjita has won gold medals in Commonwealth Games twice. He won the first gold medal in Commonwealth Games in 2014 in 48 kg weight, while he won the second gold in 2018 in 53 kg weight. He made a record in Commonwealth Games by lifting 84 kg weight in the snatch event.
Sanjita failed the dope test in 2018 as well. Testosterone was found in his sample in a dope test in May 2018. He was banned by the International Weightlifting Federation. However, in 2020, she was cleared of this charge. The International Federation had admitted that his sample had been tampered with.
The World Doping Agency has banned the anabolic steroid Drostanolone. According to the US-based National Library of Medicine (NLM), Drostanolone is used as a medicine for breast cancer. Due to the high amount of protein in it, players use it to increase power.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer