Commonwealth Games: Singapore para-sprinter fails dope test

Para-athlete Mohammad Khairi Ishak had tested positive for methandienone, an anabolic steroid, in an out-of-competition test on March 12, said Anti-Doping Singapore.
Para-athlete Mohammad Khairi Ishak had tested positive for methandienone, an anabolic steroid, in an out-of-competition test on March 12, said Anti-Doping Singapore.ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Mohammad Khairi Ishak provisionally suspended after positive steroid test and will not race in 100m final today

A Singapore athlete, para-sprinter Mohammad Khairi Ishak, has been provisionally suspended after a positive doping test.

The move means the 28-year-old will not race in today's men's T47 100m final at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 13, 2018, with the headline 'Commonwealth Games: S'pore para-sprinter fails dope test'. Print Edition | Subscribe