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Javelin thrower Rohit suspended for doping

Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav has been provisionally suspended after he failed a dope test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA).

Javelin thrower Rohit suspended for doping
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Javelin thrower Rohit Yadav

New Delhi

The 16-year-old’s ‘A’ sample has been tested positive for a banned substance ‘stanozolol’. The NADA conducted a dope test in Hyderabad during the 14th national youth Championship in April, when Rohit set a new meet record with a personal-best throw of 76.11m to clinch the gold medal. 

Rohit, who clinched a silver medal at the second Asian Youth Athletics Championships in Bangkok, has now been given time until next week to get his ‘B’ sample tested.

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