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Boxer tests positive: CGF

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday confirmed that Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi, who won gold in bantamweight category, tested positive for a banned substance during the CWG.

other Updated: Oct 25, 2010 23:27 IST

Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) on Monday confirmed that Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi, who won gold in bantamweight category, tested positive for a banned substance during the CWG.

Wanniarachchi tested positive for anabolic agent 19-Norandrosterone to become the fifth athlete to fail a dope test after Nigerian trio of Samuel Okon, Damola Osayemi and Folashade Abugan and Indian Rani Yadav. “Sri Lankan boxer Manju Wanniarachchi has been named as the fifth athlete to return an adverse analytical finding from anti-doping tests conducted during the recent Games in Delhi,” CGF said in a statement. “The A sample of Wanniarachchi was found to contain 19-Norandrosterone.”