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India's mixed team relay event Silver medal at 2018 Asian Games upgraded to Gold

India’s Silver medal win at the mixed team 4*400 relay event of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta has been upgraded to Gold after the original winners Bahrain was disqualified owing to a dope ban on one of its runners. Anu Raghavan was also upgraded to Bronze in her 400m hurdles event.
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newsathletics2 years ago

India’s mixed relay silver medal in 2018 Asian games to be upgraded following ban on Bahrain athlete

India will be awarded the gold medal for the mixed relay race in the Asian games last year after Bahrain athlete Kemi Adekoya, who was a part of the winning Bahrain team, failed a dope test. The athlete’s results for a period of three months have been scrapped and she has been given a four year ban.
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newsathletics2 years ago

Reports | Asian Games champion tests positive for steroid, Anu Raghavan set to bag bronze

Indian athlete Anu Raghavan will get the Asiad bronze after champion Kemi Adekoya was tested positive for the intake of an anabolic steroid. Adekoya had finished in the 400m hurdles at the Asiad last year where Raghavan had finished fourth with a timing of 56.92s and stayed out of the podium. 
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