News•event•sports•Entertainment•Gossip•Fashion•lifestyle•Beauty•Inspiration *Opinions* ←←←←←←← @nigeria

>Amalaha’s B Test Proves Positive

Nigerian teenage weightlifter, Chika Amalaha could be stripped of her Commonwealth Games gold medal when she faces a hearing after failing a drugs test in Glasgow.

The 16-year-old, who was initially suspended on Tuesday for testing positive, has now discovered her B sample also shows traces of the substances amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide both of which are banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Amalaha won the 53-kilogram division last week before testing positive for diuretics and masking agents.

Her victory was celebrated throughout Nigeria as she became the youngest ever female to win a weightlifting title at a Commonwealth Games.

But CGF chief executive Mike Hooper said that the B sample had also tested positive.

No ruling has yet been made on stripping her medal,which may eventually be awarded to Dika Toua of Papua New Guinea.

FOLLOW ME ON

http://www.facebook.com/realhe

Contact: 07081239333

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s