TEMPORARY HALT TO MANJU'S GOLD:
'B' SAMPLE TEST ON NOV. 2
The National Olympics Committee says that the 'B' sample test of boxing champ Manju Wanniarachchi, alleged to have taken the banned substance Nandrolone, will be held on November 2.
Manju won the Gold medal at the Commonwealth Games held recently in New Delhi, India but there were reports that he had taken the banned substance.
Meanwhile, the National Olympics Committee (NOC) has said that Manju's win has been temporarily suspended.
The NOC had requested for a 'B' sample test to be carried out on Manju Wanniarachchi, who bagged the gold medal in the Men's 56 kilogram Bantam Weight boxing event at the Commonwealth Games.
Therefore, the NOC had stated that the 'B' sample test would be conducted in the Indian capial New Delhi on the 2nd of next month.
The NOC further added that a three-member team representing Sri Lanka would accompany Manju Wanniarachchi for the test, which would be held at the Indian Anti Doping Agency.