Asiad medallist MR Poovamma handed 3-month ban by NADA for dope flunk

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New Delhi, Jun 29 (PTI) Senior India quarter-miler and Asian games medallist MR Poovamma has been handed a three-month ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency for failing a dope test last year.

The 32-year-old Poovamma dope sample collected during the Indian Grand Prix in Patiala in February last year had returned positive for stimulant methylhexaneamine.

Athletics Federation of India (AFI) President Adillle Sumariwalla confirmed the development.