Recognition of sanctions: Nikita Kanwar of India

Indian archer Nikita Kanwar has been suspended by the Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel of the National Anti-Doping Agency of India under clean sport rules.

The athlete was found in violation of Article 2.1 of the Anti-Doping Rules of the National Anti-Doping Agency after testing positive on 12 November 2021 for the prohibited substance propranolol, which belongs to the beta-blockers class of the World Anti-Doping Agency prohibited list.

The sanctions imposed are as follows:

  • Disqualification of all prizes, points and medals obtained since 12 November 2021.
  • A two-year suspension from 18 May 2022 until 17 May 2024.

For more information on World Archery’s clean sport regulations, read our beginner’s guide to anti-doping in archery.