Incheon: Indian athlete Manju Bala's hammer throw bronze won on September 28 was yesterday upgraded to silver after China's Zhang Wenxiu was stripped of gold for failing a pre-competition dope test.
A sample taken from Zhang on Sept 26 was found to contain banned substances Zeranol and its metabolite. Zeranol is approved for use as a growth promoter in livestock.
Zhang set a new Asiad record with a farthest throw of 77.33 metres which earned her the gold. Her compatriot Wang Zheng, who threw a best of 74.16m, will now be awarded the yellow metal while Manju’s throw of 60.47m will fetch her a silver.
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