GAPF contemplating fining Shewdas 2000 Euros

Imposing a fine of 2000 Euros on disgraced power lifter, Gumendra Shewdas was one of the topics of discussion when executive members of the Guyana Amateur Power lifting Federation (GAPF) convened for their monthly meeting recently.

The 2000 Euros is the same amount the federation was fined and given 60 days to pay in late November by the International Power lifting Federation (IPF) after the gold medalist at the World Sub Juniors and Juniors Men’s Championships, ‘A’ sample of urine tested positive for Methylhexaneamine and Oxilofrine on October 21 at the WADA accredited laboratory in Cologne, Germany.

Following the positive tests for the banned stimulants, the 18-year-old, who became Guyana’s youngest world champion in  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



Join the Conversation

After you comment, click Post. If you're not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register.

The Comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit/delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity. We moderate ALL comments, so your comment will not be published until it has been reviewed by a moderator.