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News Sports News Athletics Gomathi Marimuthu approaches CAS, appeals against doping ban


CHENNAI: Indian athlete Gomathi Marimuthu has challenged the four-year ban, handed to her for failing a dope test, at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Gomathi was stripped of the gold medal she won at the 2019 Doha Asian championship in the 800m event and banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after her ‘B' sample also returned positive for anabolic steroid nandrolone.

"An appeal has been filed with CAS as per procedures. We have appealed against the four-year ban and the fine of 1,000 British Pounds imposed on me," she told PTI.

The appeal ...


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