Uzbek judoka becomes first drugs casualty of Asian GamesUzbek judoka Shokir Muminov was recently stripped of his 81kg silver medal and thrown out of the sporting showpiece after he failed to clear a drug test.

The 27-year-old, who won a bronze at the last Asiad in Doha four years ago, lost to Kim Jae-Bum of South Korea in the final and failed a dope test the same day.

Dr. Mani Jegathesan, chairman of the Olympic Council of Asia’s medical committee, said the sportsman’s medal was withdrawn and appropriate adjustments made to the results