Nigeria’s Chika Amalaha Stripped Off Commonwealth Gold Medal

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Nigeria’s Chika Amalaha has been stripped off her Commonwealth Games gold medal for failing a doping test.

Amalaha, 16, tested positive for diuretics and masking agents days after winning the gold medal at the weightlifting event.

According to the Commonwealth Games Federation, her blood sample tested positive for amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide, substances which are banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency.




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