New Delhi, Dec 28 (GCSports) India’s Commonwealth Championship silver medallist weightlifter Seema has been suspended for four years for a doping violation.
In a series of tweets, National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA), the governing body for the anti-doping in sports announced its decision.
“Presence of prohibited substances were found in her system during an ongoing Championship to enhance her performance which amounted to a clear cut case of cheating and outright violation of National Anti-Doping rules,” NADA India tweeted on Friday.
NADA’s statement also added that Seema’s dope sample was collected this year during the 34th Women National Weightlifting Championship in Vishakhapatnam.
“The analysis report of her sample returned an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for presence of a prohibited substance namely Hydroxy-4-methoxy Temoxifen (Metabolite of Tamoxifen), Selective Estrogen Receptor Modular (SERM) Metenolone, Anabolic Steroid Ostarine ( Enobosram), Selective Androgen Receptor Modular (SARM), ” it said in another tweet.
They are all non-specified substances as per the WADA prohibited list of 2019.
She had been given a four-year suspension by NADA’s Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel (ADDP) following the hearing on her positive test for banned performance enhancing drugs.
Seema won a silver medal in the 2017 Commonwealth Championships and finished sixth in the women’s 75kg competition at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in 2018.