Athletes to face NADA disciplinary panel on Sep 22

New Delhi: Athletes including Commonwealth Games-bound swimmers Richa Mishra, Jyotsana Pansare and shot putter Saurabh Vij, whose `B` samples returned positive in National Anti Doping Agency tests, will be heard by a NADA disciplinary panel on September 22.

Haryana discus thrower Aakash Antil, who was not in the Games squad, also failed his `B` sample test for the same banned substance methylhexaneamine and now faces the panel headed by retired sessions judge Dinesh Dayal.

Arjuna awardee wrestler Rajiv Tomar was among six grapplers who also flunked the dope test.

Besides Tomar (120kg), others CWG-bound wrestlers were Sumit (74kg), Mausam Khatri (96kg) and woman Gursharanpreet Kaur (72kg).

Rahul Mann (60kg) and Joginder Singh (55 kg) were the other two wrestlers.

NADA had asked for a quick hearing keeping in mind next month`s Commonwealth Games here.