Runner Kiranjeet Kaur banned 4 years for doping

first_imgNEW DELHI: Long-distance runner Kiranjeet Kaur, who won the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K among the Indians last year, has been handed a four-year ban by World Athletics’ anti-doping body for returning positive for a banned substance in a test conducted in Doha. The National Dope Testing Laboratory has been under suspension from the World Anti-Doping Agency and so Kaur’s samples were tested in the WADA accredited laboratory in Doha. The 32-year-old Kaur will be stripped of the top prize she won at the Tata Steel Kolkata 25K. Her ban period has begun from December 15, the date of in-competition sample collection. She was provisionally suspended by World Athletics on February 26. IANS Also watch: Ferry services stopped in Guwahati till May 31last_img

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