| MUMBAI, June 29
MUMBAI, June 29 Leading Indian 400 metres pair
Mandeep Kaur and Juana Murmu have failed doping tests, the
Athletics Federation of India (AFI) said on Wednesday.
The urine samples of the two women, collected at a training
camp last month, tested positive for banned anabolic steroids.
"We received the analysis of the B sample today. Both
samples tested positive and the reports have been submitted to
the AFI hearing panel," director ML Dogra told Reuters.
"The samples were collected on May 25 as part of
Kaur, who won the 400 relay gold in the Commonwealth Games
and the Asian Games, tested positive for anabolic steroids
methandienone and stanozolol while Murmu tested positive for
Both athletes, who were part of the Indian contingent for
next month's Asian Championship, have been provisionally
(Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai, editing by Tony
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