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Bolt loses 2008 Olympic relay gold in teammate's doping case

4 months 4 weeks 2 days ago January 25, 2017 Jan 25, 2017 Wednesday, January 25 2017 January 25, 2017 8:56 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals in a doping case involving teammate Nesta Carter.

The IOC says Carter tested positive for methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant, in re-analysis of samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Carter and Bolt were teammates on the winning 4x100-meter relay team.

The IOC says "the Jamaican team is disqualified," and "the corresponding medals, medalist pins and diplomas are withdrawn and shall be returned."

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