After wrestler Narsingh Yadav tried positive for banned anabolic steroid methandienone, the Indian Olympic Association has chosen to run with Parveen Rana as India’s substitution at 74kg in men’s freestyle, said United World Wrestling. Freestyle wrestler Parveen Rana had earlier won a gold medal in the 74kg category at the Dave Schultz Memorial wrestling competition in USA in 2014 and apart from that, he additionally secured gold in 70kg category at International Wrestling Tournament.
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Sports Minister Vijay Goel had informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that Yadav has been temporarily suspended and if there is no new advancement, he won’t have the capacity to take part in the Rio Olympics. In spite of the fact that it needs to be noted here that if the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) discovers Yadav innocent, he will be back.
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Yadav has affirmed that a SAI authority was a piece of the “conspiracy” to frame him even as the national federation tossed its weight solidly behind him. A day after it was uncovered that Narsingh and his roommate Sandeep Yadav had failed the doping test, the Wrestling Federation of India remained by the wrestler, demanding that a scheme was at play to prevent him from going to Rio.