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'I have never...': Dutee Chand, India's first openly GAY athlete, opens up on dope allegations | Other Sports News

‘I’ve by no means…’: Dutee Chand, India’s first overtly GAY athlete, opens up on dope allegations | Different Sports activities Information

India’s star sprinter Dutee Chand acquired a giant shock when a leaked mail on web revealed that she has examined constructive for a banned drug. The mail learn that NADA, Nationwide Anti-Doping Company, discovered antagonistic analytical discovering on her urine pattern. This information got here in afternoon of Wednesday, January 18. Dutee has now reacted to the allegations, saying that thus far she has acquired no letter from world physique on failing dope check. She added that she has by no means used a banned substance. Dutee additional mentioned that when she receives a letter, she is going to take additional steps on this matter.

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“I’ve been competing on the highest degree for nearly a decade and I’ve by no means touched or used any sort of efficiency enhancing medication. I’ve given my samples every time requested. In 2014 I needed to combat for my proper to run due the hyperandrogenism case and now this has come up. I’ll must see the letter first to inform you what my subsequent step can be,” mentioned Dutee to the Indian Specific.

Right this moment i meet Mr @NickDLow, Deputy British Excessive Commissioner in Kolkata. pic.twitter.com/VsVpJIpWMB— Dutee Chand (@DuteeChand) January 17, 2023

She additionally added, “I haven’t acquired any letter from doping businesses or federation but. I solely received to know by way of media individuals {that a} letter is being circulated on social media.”

As per a report, the urine pattern was collected by NADA on December fifth final 12 months in Bhubaneswar. It cotains banned substance known as  Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs).

Based on United States Anti-Doping Company (USADA), SARMA are a ‘class of therapeutic compounds which have comparable anabolic properties to anabolic steroids, however with decreased androgenic (producing male traits) properties.’

This was Dutee’s A pattern, which means she may give her pattern B to be examined once more. 

To not neglect, Dutee is India’s finest feminine sprinter in 100m with nationwide file of 11.17 seconds. Dutee can also be the primary athlete to return out as Homosexual and declare her like to public.