The two-time Commonwealth Games champion Sanjita Chanu tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and was provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).
Indian Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast is now on a provisional suspension for violating anti-doping rules.
Chanu, who competes in 53kg category, has tested positive for Testosterone, said International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on its websisite.
“IWF reports that the sample of Ms. Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham (IND) has returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Testosterone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents). As a consequence, the Athlete is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation,” IWF stated.
“In any case where it is determined that the Athlete did not commit an anti-doping rule violation, the relevant decision will also be published,” the IWF added.
“it will not make any further comments on the case until it is closed,” IWF added.
According to reports, Sanjita was asked to leave the camp by the IWF and she has left for her home in Manipur.