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Ben Johnson Performance Enhancing Drugs

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Ben Johnson - Performance Enhancing Drugs

At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, he reached the 100 metres final; after a false start, he won the bronze medal behind Carl Lewis and Sam Graddy with a time of 10.22. He also won a bronze medal with the Canadian 4 × 100 m relay team of Johnson, Tony Sharpe, Desai Williams and Sterling Hinds, who ran a time of 38.70. By the end of the 1984 season, Johnson had established himself as Canada's top sprinter, and on August 22 in Zürich, Switzerland, he bettered Williams' Canadian record of 10.17 by running 10.12.

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson was disqualified from the 100-meter race at the 1988 Seoul Games after the post-race drug test revealed he'd been using steroids.

He was stripped of his gold medals in the 100 metres at the 1987 World Championships and 1988 Summer Olympics after being disqualified for doping.

Ben Johnson - Personal Information
  • Name: Ben Johnson
  • Gender: male
  • Age: 59
  • Height: 5'10" (1.78m)
  • Birthday: December 30th, 1961
  • Net Worth: $2,000,000
  • Nationality: ca
  • Occupation: Track And Field Athlete, Coach
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