Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended on suspicion of doping.

Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has been provisionally suspended on suspicion of doping. This was announced by the independent Integrity Commission AIU of the athletics world federation World Athletics. The sixth-place finisher at the Tokyo Olympics was found to have taken the banned substance stanozolol.

If the suspicion is confirmed, the 26-year-old faces a maximum ban of four years. She is banned from all competitions until a final decision is made. The use of the anabolic steroid stanozolol has been banned since 1974.

India ranked third behind Russia and Italy in the number of doping offences.