10th SA Games, 2006
The 2006 South Asian Games encompassed a record 20 disciplines with hockey being reintroduced after several years.
Note : This Section Needs to be Updated after Doping Tests
|3||Sri Lanka (SRI)*||37||63||78||178|
|Totals (8 nations)||216||216||287||719|
Doping at the 2006 South Asian Games
The 10th SAF games could not be freed from infamous trend of steroid-using by athletes to boost their performance, as a group of athletes were reportedly tested positive for the use of banned performance-enhancing substance. Nine positive cases reported after more than 200 urine samples taken during the eight-nation Games were tested at an IOC ratified laboratory in Malaysia. Prominent athletes tested positive included Nepal’s double gold-medalist athlete Rajendra Bahadur Bhandari, Pakistani boxers Nauman Karim (Fly Weight 51Kgs), Mehrullah Lasi (Feather Weight 57Kgs), Faisal Karim (Light Welter 64Kgs) and Sri Lanka’s athlete Jani Chathurangani Silva. It rumoured on Media Reports that an Indian athlete have failed a dope test. Later Hemasiri Fernando, SriLankan Olympic Committee President said “No Indian Athlete has tested Positive”.
|Name||NOC||Sport||Banned Substance||Stripped Off Medal||Ban Duration||Awarded|
|Nauman Karim||Pakistan||Boxing (51kgs)||Anabolic Steroids||Gold||2 Years||Harsha Kumara|
|Mehrullah Lasi||Pakistan||Boxing (57kgs)||Cannabis||Gold||6 Months||Anthresh Lalit Lakra|
|Faisal Karim||Pakistan||Boxing (64Kgs)||Cannabis||Gold||6 Months||Sushil Ghimire|
|Rajendra Bahadur Bhandari||Nepal||Athletics (3000m)||Norandrosterone||Gold||2 Years||Om Prakash|
|Athletics (5000m)||Gold||Surendra Kumar Singh|
|Jani Chathurangani Silva||Sri Lanka||Athletics (100m)||Nandrolone||Silver||2 Years||Sadaf Siddiqui|
|Athletics (4×100m Relay)||Gold||India|