Indian Wrestler Sumit Malik Gets Two-year Ban by UWW For Doping

The United World Wrestling (UWW), the world wrestling governing body, has imposed two-years ban on Indian wrestler Sumit Malik, with effect from July 03, 2021. The 28-year-old has been banned for failed dope test. His B sample also returned positive for a prohibited stimulant.

"Wrestler Sumit Malik's B sample result has come and the result is the same. He has been handed a two year ban by the parent body starting from 3rd of June, but he has seven days time to protest," a source in WFI told ANI.If he goes for protest then a hearing will start, otherwise he has to face ban," the source added.

Last month, Sumit had given his consent for analysis of the B sample after failing a dope test.