Amantle Montsho Fails Drugs Test in CWG 2014: Games Federation

Updated: 02 August 2014 20:25 IST

Amantle Montsho, who won the world title in 2011 before finishing second behind Christine Ohuruogu in Berlin last year, tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine after the final of the 400 metres in Glasgow.

Amantle Montsho Fails Drugs Test in CWG 2014: Games Federation
Botswana's Amantle Montsho during the heat of women's 400m athletics event at Hampden Park during the 2014 Commonwealth Games . © AFP

Glasgow:

Former world 400 metres champion Amantle Montsho has failed a drugs test at the Commonwealth Games, the Games Federation announced on Saturday.

The Botswanan, who won the world title in 2011 before finishing second behind Christine Ohuruogu in Berlin last year, tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine after the final of the 400 metres in Glasgow.

Montsho, 31, who struggled to finish fourth in the final, will have her B sample tested on Monday.

Topics : Athletics Commonwealth Games 2014
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