RunnerspaceNewsView

The Prevalence Of PEDs In Sprinting Summarized In One Graphic

Published by RunnerSpace.com/Pro
Jul 17 2013, 05:02 PM | 16501 views
PrintReport
Social
Images
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/100_metres

Here is a list of the 10 fastest 100-meter runners of all time:

Here is a list of the 10 fastest 100-meter runners of all time:

Here is that same list with the sprinters who, at some point tested positive for PEDs, highlighted in red:

Here is that same list with the sprinters who, at some point tested positive for PEDs, highlighted in red:

In other words, six out of the top ten male sprinters have, in one way or another, been caught cheating. And this list doesn’t even include Canada’s Ben Johnson

Read the full article at http://www.buzzfeed.com/mrloganrhoades/the-prevalence-of-peds-in-sp...


Post to:  
Post as: 
1 comment(s)  
Chris Nickinson

ross, on , said:




Ah good ole Buzzfeed steeping into sports. Sports aren't their strongest area so I'll cut them some slack but a quick Google of Maurice Greene will turn up his connection to drug pusher Angel Heredia. Ya, Greene never tested positive but he's not squeaky clean.

Here's the old NYT article on that story: http://www.nytimes.c...thersports&_r=0

Letsrun has a better look at the dirty US 100m men today: http://www.letsrun.c...013/07/wtw-071/
Hashtags: #drugs #cheats #ped
 
 
 
Switch to Full Version