Tag Archives: 1988 Men’s 100m

Ben tests positive for stanozolol

The Ben Johnson bomb was dropped on me when I went into the Village dining room for breakfast early in the morning on the day after my semifinal. I forget which Canadian athlete or coach gave me the news, but nobody … Continue reading

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My Olympic 10,000m semifinal: Olympic Training Log Sept 24-Sept 29

The Women’s 10,000m Semifinal September 26, 1988 On day 4 of Athletics competition, my race day finally arrived. In 1988 both men and women had to run a 10,000m semifinal, unlike at London 2012 when the 10,000m was run as a straight … Continue reading

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