Asian Champion center distance runner Gomathi Marimuthu used to be suspended on Friday for 4 years via the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) for doping and stripped of her Asian Athletics Championships 800-meter identify.
The 31-year-old runner shall be banned till Might 2023 and disqualified from all races in a two-month duration remaining 12 months, the AIU stated.
She examined sure for anabolic steroid nandrolone on the 2019 Asian championships in April.
The announcement on Friday got here after her `B` pattern additionally returned sure for nandrolone.It adopted 3 extra sure exams from samples taken in India within the earlier month.
The ones take a look at effects had been showed after she received the Asian identify.
Gomathi had clocked a private best possible time of two mins 02.70 seconds within the ladies`s 800m race in Asian Championships remaining 12 months.
She defeated the likes of China`s Asian Video games champion Wang Chunyu and Kazakhstan`s former two-time Asiad winner Margarita Mukasheva to turn into the primary Indian to bag gold in ladies`s 800m tournament within the pageant.
All of Gomathi`s pageant effects between March 18 and Might 17, 2019, stand annulled.
The Tamil Nadu athlete`s medals, titles, rating issues and prize, and look cash are to be forfeited as neatly.Marimuthu can now enchantment the verdict on the Courtroom of Arbitration for Game (CAS).