A day after Indian wrestler Narsingh Yadav failed his dope test, India’s wrestling federation – WFI – has come out in support of the wrestler, and said he is being framed.
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhusan Saran Singh further demanded for a CBI probe as they felt a great “injustice” was being done to Yadav.
Yadav recently tested positive for a banned anabolic steroid and is set to appear before a National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) panel soon.
Denying the charges Yadav said:
Yadav was part India’s contingent for the upcoming Rio Olympics and was one of India’s leading medal contender for the Olympics.
Yadav has also alleged that he is a victim of sabotage, and that his food and water must have been contaminated at an ongoing training camp.
He then went on to say