Indian swimmer Sharma gets 2-year ban for steroids

Updated: 27 March 2012 16:05 IST

Surya Prasad Sharma of India has been banned for two years after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

Lausanne, Switzerland:

Surya Prasad Sharma of India has been banned for two years after testing positive for an anabolic steroid.

FINA said Sharma had traces of stanozolol in a sample given at a competition in Trivadrum, India.

India's national anti-doping agency imposed a two-year ban which expires in November 2013.

Sharma's case is among a series of doping suspensions involving steroids handed down in recent months to Indian athletes across several Olympic sports.

Topics : Swimming
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