The National Anti Doping Agency (NADA) has found weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur guilty of the anti-doping rule violation and has consequently been banned for a period of four years by the organisation. The punishment was announced later on Tuesday evening. In a statement, NADA said that the test sample was collected in Vishakapatnam by the Dope Control Officer during the 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championship.
Indian Woman Weightlifter Ms. Sarbjeet Kaur’s dope test sample was collected during 34th Women Senior National Weightlifting Championship held at Vishakhapatnam by NADA Dope Control Officer.— NADA India (@NADAIndiaOffice) January 7, 2020
In a series of tweets, the authority said, "The tests showed an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) for the presence of Prohibited Substance namely - Di-hydroxy-LGD-4033 (LGD 4033 METABOLITE), Selective Androgen Receptor Modulations (SARM), and Ostarine (Enobosarm). SARM is a non-specified substance as per WADA Prohibited List 2019."
The Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel has found weightlifter Sarbjeet Kaur guilty of anti-doping rule violation. She has been imposed a penalty of ineligibility for a period of 4 years. Ms Kaur was tested positive earlier following intake of prohibited non specified substance.— NADA India (@NADAIndiaOffice) January 7, 2020
Kaur was found guilty when the case was presented to her later in the day.