Commonwealth Games: Nigerian gold medalist Chika Amalaha suspended over doping allegations




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Commonwealth Games: Nigerian gold medalist Chika Amalaha suspended over doping allegations
Commonwealth : gold medalist Chika Amalaha suspended over doping allegations
teenage weightlifter Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended the Commonwealth after testing positive in a doping test taken after she won gold in the women’s 53kg category, the Commonwealth Federation announced Tuesday.

The 16-year Amalaha provided an ‘A’ sample July 25 which revealed traces of diuretics and masking agents.

She have a ‘B’ sample tested at a laboratory in London July 30. [eap_ad_2] Commonwealth Federation executive Mike Hooper said: “We [have] issued a formal notice of disclosure to an athlete following an adverse analytical finding as a consequence of an in-competition test.

athlete is weightlifter Chika Amalaha who was tested July 25th. athlete has now been suspended the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.”Amalaha snatched a best of 85kg before 111kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 196kg, to become the youngest Commonwealth weightlifter gold medallist.[eap_ad_3]