On a day she qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, disk hurler Seema Antil requested the Athletics Federation from India (AFI) to direct a hyperandrogenism (testosterone and different androgens) test on one of her Indian rivals.
Antil asserted that there is more than what meets the eye in the quick improvement in her adversary’s exhibition over a moderately brief period.
“Based on her actual form and unprecedented improvement, (she) doesn’t appear ‘typical’,” Seema wrote in her letter to different AFI functionaries.
Seema has named the competitor in her letter however The Indian Express isn’t distinguishing her to secure her protection.
“In my profession traversing over twenty years, I have not run over such improvement in any competitor. Throughout the most recent four years, this 25-year-old has improved her presentation by 12-14 meters, which is uncommon. Henceforth, I demand you to direct a hyperandrogenism test on the competitor in light of a legitimate concern for a level battleground, donning soul and significant rivalry.”
Seema likewise guaranteed her adversary’s mentor didn’t know quite a bit about the disk toss occasion. Seema said the mentor used to be a high jumper and has no job in the competitor’s quick improvement.
“On the off chance that the nation is not kidding about getting great outcomes at the Olympics and a few unfamiliar mentors have been employed towards that end, for what reason are different competitors prevented the direction from getting the mentor of the public record holder?”Seema said if female competitors with strangely high testosterone levels are permitted to contend unchecked, it would dispirit different ladies competitors and their mentors without a level battleground.
“There’s a great deal of outrage and disappointment among ladies competitors over contest with such competitors. Despite the fact that their voices are quieted right now, the sentiments are foaming inside.”A previous Asian Games gold medallist, Seema said she has prevailed upon a few shrubs for the country her profession – including four decorations at the Commonwealth Games – yet has never seen any competitor, regardless of whether at the public or global level, creating such emotional outcomes. Antil qualified for Tokyo Games with a 63.72m toss on the last day of the 60th National Inter-State Athletics Championships at the National Institute of Sports here on Tuesday.
“Our senior officials, league office-carriers, senior and junior competitors, just as the expense paying public, will presume that we have abused the offices given as we haven’t had the option to show such emotional improvement in our presentation and are not giving our best for the country,” she said.