Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Nigerian Weightlifter Fails Games Doping Test

Nigeria teenager Chika Amalaha, at 16 the youngest female weightlifter to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal, has failed a doping test, the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) said on Tuesday.
 
She failed an in-competition test after winning the women's 53kg competition on Friday, testing positive for banned diuretics and masking agents.

Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Games, CGF chief executive Mike Hooper said in a statement.

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