Celebrated Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has examined optimistic for prohibited anabolic steroids throughout an out-of-competition testing and has been provisionally suspended.
The urine pattern of the 26-year-old, who completed second in each the 100m and 200m occasions on the 2018 Asian Video games and is the reigning nationwide 100m champion, has returned opposed analytical findings (AAF) for ‘andarine’, ‘ostarine’ and ‘ligandrol’, mentioned a doping management notification on opposed analytical findings issued by the Nationwide Anti-doping Company (NADA).
In a letter addressed to Dutee, the AAF notification mentioned, “I do hereby inform you that your sample A was tested at the NDTL (National Dope Testing Laboratory) in accordance with the procedure set out in WADA’s (World Anti-Doping Agency) International Standard of Laboratories and was returned adverse analytical findings as details given below.”
The pattern was collected out-of-competition on December 5 final yr at Bhubaneswar.
The letter additionally warned Dutee in regards to the potential penalties.
“I do hereby invite you to carefully read the contents of this letter which provides important information as to the potential consequences of the AAF and resulting disciplinary process,” the letter added.
Dutee, when contacted, mentioned she was unaware of the ‘A’ pattern testing optimistic. “I do not know,” she mentioned.