Wrestler Narsingh Yadav gets NADA’s clean chit in doping case

The National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) has given clean chit to wrestler Narsingh Yadav in the doping case. With this he can participate in 2016 Rio Olympics.

Narsingh Yadav was given clean chit after the NADA disciplinary panel exonerated him from charges of violating anti-doping rules of NADA.

It was found that the wrestler was a victim of sabotage done by a competitor and there is no fault and negligence on Narsingh Yadav’s part in case of doping.

Background

  • Narsingh Yadav had tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid methandienone in the out-of-competition doping tests conducted by NADA.
  • Both of his test samples were tested positive for methandienone after they were collected at the National camp in Sonepat, Haryana.
  • After this incident, he was replaced by Parveen Rana to save India’s quota in 2016 Olympics in the 74kg freestyle category of Wrestling.

Metandienone (C20H28O2): It is an orally active anabolic steroid that binds and activates the androgen receptor. It increases protein synthesis, muscle strength and glycogenolysis over a short space of time.  It is popular among bodybuilders.

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  • Kamal Sharma
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    BY CAS verdict, he is banned for 4 years and hence couldn’t take part in RIO