Shot putter Karanveer Singh fails dope test, out of Asian Championships

New Delhi, Jul 8 (PTI) Shot putter Karanveer Singh has failed an out-of-competition dope test conducted recently and he will be pulled out of the Indian team for the Asian Athletics Championships in Bangkok next week.

Karanveer, who trains at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala, was earlier named in a 54-member Indian team for the July 12-16 continental championships. The Indian team will leave for Thailand on Saturday night.

“Yes, that is correct,” Athletics Federation of India (AFI) president Adille Sumariwalla told

Source: PTI News


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