An Afghan boxer who had already been eliminated from the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games has tested positive for a doping control It is the first case of a banned substance being detected in an athlete competing at the Games .The International Testing Agency (ITA), the independent organisation responsible for doping control, said on its website on 28 August that it had tested Mohammad Kaibar Nuristani’s sample and found substances including 19-norandrosterone (19-NA) and clostebol, which are banned from the Games .An anabolic agent, 19-NA is said to build muscle in a short period of time, but it can cause serious side effects such as low thyroid function, sexual dysfunction and stunted growth. Clostebol is a substance with similar effects to the male hormone testosterone. It also supports muscle development. The ITA conducted the test on 21 March, two days before the opening ceremony. The ITA informed Nuristani of the results and said he had the right to request that the B sample be analysed. It added that Nuristani will be suspended with immediate effect. Nuristani, a 37-year-old ‘senior boxer’, was competing in the men’s 71kg category but 토토사이트 had already been knocked out in the round of 32 on 25 May.