Two-time Commonwealth Games champion weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and she has been provisionally suspended.
International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) stated Sanjita, who had won gold in the women's 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast CWG, has tested positive for testosterone.
It added, Chanu "is provisionally suspended in view of a potential anti-doping rule violation."
On its website, IWF reported the sample of Sanjita Chanu Khumukcham "returned an Adverse Analytical Finding for Testosterone (S1.1 Anabolic Agents)".
It added if it is determined that she didn't commit an anti-doping rule violation, the relevant decision will also be published.
It did not give any other details, saying "it will not make any further comments on the case until it is closed".
Sanjita had taken part in the 53kg class in the World Championship in Anaheim (US) in November last year, finishing 13th with a total lift of 177kg.
The weightlifter had lifted a total of 192kg to win the gold in 53kg in Gold Coast. She had also won a gold in the 48kg category in the 2014 CWG in Glasgow.
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