Indian athlete may get 4-year ban on B-positive coming
Gomti won gold medal in 800 meter race in Doha last month.
new Delhi. Gold Medalist of the Asian Championships has been found positive in India's Gomati Mummuthu Dope Test. They have been temporarily suspended. Gomti, 30, won gold medal in the 800 m race at the Asian Championship in Doha in April, 2: 2: 70 minutes. His dope test was during this championship.
Steroid found in their A sample. If their B sample came in positive then they could be banned for four years. He can also miss his medal.
Sample was also taken in March
The national anti-doping agency (NADA) took their samples during the Federation Cup in Patiala from March 13 to 15. At that time even the contents of the banned drug were found in their sample. An Indian newspaper quoted the official of the Indian Athletics Federation (AFI) as saying, "Gomati's first test has been positive."
Gomati coaches unaware of the case
The Tamil Nadu player had to fly to participate in the relay camp released in Spela, Poland, but his flight was canceled. He has also been asked to go to the National Camp in Bangalore. His coach Jaswinder Singh Bhatia has separated himself from this controversy. Bhatia said, 'After the Federation Cup, Gomti was selected for the camp. He was with me for a while because he had to go to Trials in Patiala on 13th April. From there, they went to Doha. '