Boxer Sumit Sangwan suspended for 1 12 months for failing dope take a look at | Boxing Information

NEW DELHI: Former Asian silver medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan was on Thursday banned for one 12 months by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for failing a dope take a look at.

Sangwan, who competed within the 2012 London Olympics and previously a 91kg class boxer, was set to look for the Olympic qualifier trials. However that won’t be potential now as his suspension begins with quick impact.

“Sumit Sangwan banned for 1 12 months with quick impact for consuming specified prohibited substance,” NADA DG Navin Agarwal posted on his twitter deal with.

Sangwan’s pattern was collected “out of competitors” (OOC) on October 10 and he examined constructive for Acetazolamide, which is listed as Diuretics and masking brokers underneath S5 of WADA’s 2019 Prohibited Listing.

Nevertheless, the boxer had not opted for provisional suspension. His interval of suspension begins from Thursday, December 26, 2019.

“The Listening to Panel holds that since Athlete within the current case was negligent in consuming the required prohibited substance with out verifying its composition and components and components and with out disclosing the identical within the doping type, he’s responsible for sanctions underneath Article 10.5.1 for ineligibility interval of 1 12 months,” the order acknowledged.

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