Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after testing optimistic for a banned steroid, the World Athletics physique confirmed on Wednesday.
“The AIU has provisionally suspended discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur of India for the Presence/Use of a Prohibited Substance (Stanozolol), a breach of the @WorldAthletics Anti-Doping Guidelines,” the governing physique stated in a tweet.
Tokyo Olympian and nationwide report holder in girls’s discus throw, Kamalpreet Kaur faces the prospect of being banned for a most interval of 4 years if she is discovered responsible.
Notably, a Provisional Suspension is when an Athlete or different Particular person is suspended briefly from collaborating in any competitors or exercise in Athletics previous to a remaining resolution at a listening to carried out below the World Athletics Anti-Doping Guidelines or the Integrity Code of Conduct.
The 26-year outdated Kaur, who holds the nationwide report of 65.06m which she had achieved final 12 months, completed a creditable sixth within the girls’s discus throw on the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Video games final 12 months.
It’s not recognized the place and when she was examined however Kaur is within the registered testing pool of World Athletics.