Seven months ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, two Indian hopefuls, shooter Ravi Kumar and boxer Sumit Sangwan, have tested positive for banned substances, Nada said on Tuesday, report Tushar Dutt & Sabi Hussain. The announcement came as a surprise as dope violations are rare in shooting and boxing, particularly among athletes who are international medal winners. Olympian Sumit Sangwan (91kg), tested positive for acetazolamide, a diuretic and masking agent banned by Wada. Sangwan, 26, had won silver in the 2017 Asian championship. Ravi Kumar, 29, had won individual bronze medals at the Guadalajara World Cup and Commonwealth Games last year. Traces of propranolol, a medication of the beta blocker class, were found in his sample.
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