Mongolian freestyle wrestler P.Orkhon has been banned for participating in competitions for four years by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after she was involved in a doping scandal. P.Orkhon, aged 24 year-old, was named champion in the women’s freestyle 62kg class of the 18th Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games 2018; however, she was deprived of her Asian Games gold medal after urine samples revealed the presence of a prohibited substance. This was proved to be Stanazolol which is a category S1.1A Exogenous Anabolic Androgenic Steroids of the WADA Prohibited List 2018, and, as such is strictly banned.
Furthermore, the Mongolian Freestyle Wrestling Federation was fined CHF 20,000 (USD 20,000) and made responsible for P.Orkhon’s doping case.
P.Orkhon won a Senior World Gold medal in 2017, a Silver medal at the Olympic Games Qualifying tournament in 2016, multiple gold medals at the Mongolia Open and a Bronze medal at the World Championship Junior in 2013. According to UWW’s records, the athlete was the holder of a UWW licence in 2018.