It was confirmed on Friday morning that the B sample analysis, requested by
16-year-old Amalaha, had returned another
positive result and that made it inevitable she would lose her title.
At an afternoon hearing of the Commonwealth
Games Federation court, it was confirmed Amalaha would be disqualified, a CGF
The spokeswoman, promising a full statement
from the CGF later, said: "It is correct that she has been stripped of the
Amalaha went through doping control after her
victory in the 52kg class at the Clyde Auditorium on July 25, and the results
showed traces of diuretics and maskings agents.
CGF chief executive Mike Hooper
said earlier on Friday:
"I can report that the analysis on the
Nigerian weightlifting Chika Amalaha's B sample has been completed, and this
has confirmed the analysis and finding of the A result."
The CGF disciplinary hearing was chaired by
the federation's president, Malaysian Prince Imran. Their decision brings a
sorry saga to its natural conclusion, with Amalaha having provided an early
feel-good story before the full context of her achievement was revealed.