Badminton player Lee Chong Wei gets doping suspension

The badminton star Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia gets doping suspension for apparent anti-doping violation by BWF. The Badminton World federation said that he was banned due to unfavourable logical finding of a sample taken at the world championship.

BWF said that, “Malaysian star was banned from competing until its panel determines whether he has committed a violation after he failed a drugs test at the BWF world championship in August.

Lee Chong Wei is 32 year old Malaysia’s most prominent athlete has said that he never cheated and will fight to clear his name after a second test last week confirmed the banned anti-inflammatory dexamethasone in his sample.

The Lee Chong Wei posted messages on his official Facebook and Twitter accounts thanking fans for their support and denying using drugs to take a benefit.

He also wrote that, “I just want to thank every one of you who had faith in me during this critical time. There are several unanswered questions and I hope to clear my name soon.”

“I never cheated nor will I ever rely on banned substances.”

This matter has traumatized the sport, which has seen few doping scandals. Malaysia’s officials have said that they believe Lee is innocent and will do all they can to help him present his case.

Should Lee be unsuccessful with his plead, the Malaysian experiences a two-year ban and will be exposed of the silver medal he won at the world championships in Copenhagen in August, the location of his affirmative test.

He would also be likely to lose the two bronze medals he prevails at the Asian Games in September in the individual and team events.