Famous Indian Shotputter Inderjeet Singh Fails Dope Test


An Indian Athlete Inderjeet Singh who is famous for shotputter has failed the dope test on Monday. He will not become play in the Rio Olympics since he has been found positive for androsterone and etiocholanolone.

Inderjeet Singh is one of those athletes who does not train at the national camps. He normally trains on his own with his personal coach. He is a gold-medallist in the Asian championships, Asian Grand Prix and the World University Games last year.

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Last year, He was qualified for the Rio Olympics. He had a training stint earlier this year in the United States under funding of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) Scheme.

Earlier, Indian Wrestler Narsingh Yadav and Sandeep Tulsi  too tested positive with less than two weeks to go for the August 5-21 Games, Rio Olympics.

Inderjeet Singh said, “It is a case of conspiracy against him as he is outspoken and has been critical of authorities in the past.”

Currently, Inderjeet Singh is out-of-competition test which was conducted on June 22, sources said.

NADA asked him, “If he wants to test his 'B' sample within seven days. The “B” sample test will be conducted on Tuesday in Delhi and to have a hearing as well since time is running out.”

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If the 'B' sample also tests positive, he will have to miss Rio Olympics beginning August 5, besides facing the prospect of being banned for four years under the new WADA Code.