Weightlifter Vidanage banned for 4 years

Weightlifter Vidanage banned for 4 years

August 10, 2011   08:00 pm

Chinthana Vidanage has been banned for 4 years with effect from May 13, 2011 by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for using banned stimulants, Vice President of the Sri Lanka Weightlifting Federation stated.

Sri Lankaís Commonwealth Games gold medallist weightlifter Chinthana Vidanage was tested positive for methylhexaneamine at the Asian Championships.

Vidanage won the gold medal in the menís 62 kg category weightlifting, Sri Lankaís first weightlifting gold medal, in the 2006 Commonwealth Games held in Australia.

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