An Australia Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) investigator told the court a syringe was also found Babu’s bag in the bedroom.
“There is a lot of confusion in the whole episode”, he said. “It was found in the bag of Mr Babu”.
Chaudhry said Irfan’s exclusion was unfair.
India will be looking to end the competition on a high as all the action from the games continues.
Chaudhry added: “There are six athletes in the apartment”. If he has done something wrong they penalised him, it’s OK. “So we are appealing on this ground”.
Despite losing both matches, team manager/coach Clarence Rolle said both Mackey and 21-year-old Wrinkle gave a good account of themselves and he was happy that the Bahamas Olympic Committee provided the opportunity for the Bahamas Wrestling Federation to participate in the games. “Rakesh Babu and Irfan Kolothum Thodi are in breach of the No Needle Policy”.
Ongare who took home a bronze medal despite losing her semi final bout to Carly McNaul of Northern Ireland, says lack of fights back home in Kenya, meant that she could not sustain several bouts in few days.
Indian team official Ravinder Chaudry held a news conference later Friday and said the delegation planned to appeal the ban on Thodi.
It is the second time the Indian team have been in breach of the policy on the Gold Coast after boxing team doctor Amol Patil was issued a strong written reprimand last week after needles were discovered in a plastic bottle.
Head of Cameroon’s Commonwealth Games Team, Victor Agbor Nso in a statement explained that despite that the athletes were being closely monitored, three Cameroonian competitors were able to sneak away from the Games village on Sunday night.
“The testimony of the athletes. are both unreliable and evasive”, Martin said. “I think it’s disappointing that athletes that have come didn’t compete as they were scheduled to compete”, he told Reuters.
“They have put in hours of hard work behind the scenes with the athletes and each and every one of them should be very proud of the results we have achieved”.