Anil Kumar (discus thrower)

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Anil Kumar (born 20 June 1975) is a male discus thrower from India. His personal best throw is 64.37 metres, achieved in July 2007 in Szombathely.

In 2007 Kumar was found guilty of norandrosterone doping. The sample was delivered in an in-competition test at the 2005 Asian Championships in Incheon. He received an IAAF suspension from September 2005 to September 2007, meaning that his suspension was already over when announced. Additionally he was disqualified from the competition where he originally had won a bronze medal.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  India
1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 2nd [2]
2000 Asian Championships Djakarta, Indonesia 1st [3]
2002 Asian Games Busan, South Korea 3rd 59.81 m
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 3rd
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 1st
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece NM
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea DSQ see above

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Doping Rule Violation". 2007-09-14. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  2. ^ Asian Games - GBR Athletics
  3. ^ Asian Championships - GBR Athletics