NADA on a testing spree at National Open

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"I think NADA likes me very much, that's why it is calling me for a dope test," said high jumper Angel Devasia, who finished fourth in the National Open athletics championships here, as a National
Anti-Doping Agency official asked her to give a test.

In 2018, Angel soared to a personal best 1.83m in Thiruvananthapuram. That made her the country's best high jumper that season, a year when she also won the gold at the varsities Nationals at Moodbidri, Karnataka.

"But I had a ligament injury in 2019, so I virtually lost the whole of that year. I resumed training the next year, but then because of the COVID pandemic, I lost a whole year again. Now, I've been doing proper workouts for the last two months," the 26-year-old told The Hindu on Thursday.

She had won the high jump gold at the…
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