The swimmer, whose title was not disclosed, is amongst 36 athletes suspended by India’s Nationwide Anti-Doping Company this yr, based on an up to date listing revealed on the company’s web site this week.
The minor examined optimistic for 19-norandrosterone, a banned performance-enhancing steroid that’s recognized to extend muscle energy and assist velocity up restoration.
This yr the US anti-doping company has suspended three athletes for taking the substance.
Indian media first revealed the swimmer’s suspension on Saturday together with Owais Sarwar Ahenger, a Wushu martial artist anticipated to compete on the Asian Video games beginning in Hangzhou on September 23.
Ahenger examined optimistic for a similar steroid in addition to a banned stimulant.
India has ranked excessive within the variety of current doping violations alongside Russia and Italy, based on a World Anti-Doping Company report launched in 2021.