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Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh suspended until 2025 for doping

New Delhi [India], October 2 (ANI): Indian javelin thrower Shivpal Singh has been suspended from competing until October 2025 as a result of a doping violation.

As per the Olympics.com he subsequently examined optimistic for the banned substance methandienone, a performance-enhancing steroid.

As a end result, the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) suspended Shivpal Singh for 4 years. The ban comes into impact from October 21, 2021, which implies that the 27-year-old shall be out of motion until October 2025.

The Uttar Pradesh-based athlete was a silver-medallist on the 2019 Asian Championships, the place he achieved his private greatest throw of 86.23m. He had additionally received the 2019 World Military Games.

Shivpal Singh is the fifth notable Indian athlete to be caught within the doping web this 12 months. Discus thrower Navjeet Kaur Dhillon, sprinter Dhanalakshmi Sekar and quarter-miler MR Poovamma have all been banned from competitions as a result of violations. Tokyo Olympian Kamalpreet Kaur, too, failed a dope check. (ANI)