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Olympic Flashback

Published:Tuesday | December 6, 2011 | 12:00 AM
Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson (left) looks over at United States rival Carl Lewis (right) at the finish of the men's 100-metre final at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday, September 24, 1988. Great Britain's Linford Christie (second right) placed second ahead of another US sprinter, Calvin Smith. Olympic officials later stripped Johnson of his gold medal and world record at the Games in Seoul, after he tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol. Johnson was banned from competition for life. - FILE


Caption: Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson (left) looks over at United States rival Carl Lewis (right) at the finish of the men's 100-metre final at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday, September 24, 1988. Great Britain's Linford Christie (second right) placed second ahead of another US sprinter, Calvin Smith. Olympic officials later stripped Johnson of his gold medal and world record at the Games in Seoul, after he tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol. Johnson was banned from competition for life. - FILE