SINGH Swati < Back  
Sport Weightlifting
CGA India   
Gender Women
Born 02 Oct 1987
Height1.65 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Lucknow, IND
Occupation Railway Worker
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
Club / Team SAI Training Centre: Lucknow, IND
Name of coach G P Sharma
General Interest
Other information SURPRISE BRONZE
After originally finishing fourth at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, she was awarded a bronze medal after Nigerian gold medallist, Chika Amahala, who was 16 years old at the time, tested positive to the banned substances ameloride and hydrochlorothiazide, was stripped of her win and banned for two years by the International Weightlifting Federation [IWF]. (rediff.com, 30 Jul 2014)

COMPETITION BAN
She was one of 20 Indian weightlifters who were not permitted to compete at the 2014 Senior National Championships by the Indian Weightlifting Federation [IWLF] after failing to take a requested drug test in December 2013. The request followed the announcement that national team member Rupinder Singh had tested positive for a banned substance. (theindianrepublic.com, 07 Feb 2014)