2 contenders for the Indian Olympics do not pass drug tests

Seven months before the Tokyo Olympics, two Indian aspirants, the shooter Ravi Kumar and the boxer Sumit Sangwan They tested positive for banned substances, Nada said Tuesday, report Tushar Dutt and Sabi Hussain. The announcement was a surprise since drug violations are rare in the shooting and boxing , particularly among athletes who are winners of international medals.

Olympian Sumit Sangwan (91kg), tested positive for acetazolamide, a diuretic and masking agent banned by Wada. Sangwan, 26, had won silver in the 2017 Asian championship. Ravi Kumar, 29, had won individual bronze medals in the Guadalajara World Cup and Commonwealth Games last year. Traces of propranolol, a medicine from beta blocker class, were found in your sample.

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