• Flake Runner

    Briefs: Indian runner gets disqualified for failing gender test Daily News Wire Services Article Last Updated: 12/18/2006 10:53:54 PM PST An Indian runner who won a silver medal in the women’s 800 meters at the Asian Games failed a gender test and was stripped of the medal. Shanti Sounderajan, 25, took the gender test in Doha, Qatar, after placing second. The Indian Olympic Association said Monday it has been told by the Olympic Council of Asia that the 25-year-old runner was disqualified. An Indian athletics official said Sounderajan almost certainly never had sex-change surgery. Instead, the official said Sounderajan appeared to have “abnormal chromosomes.” The official also said the test…