Saturday, April 12, 2008
Marion Jones Relay Team Giving Up Medals
Sadly Marion Jones situation has affected her past team members. Team mates of disgraced American Olympic champion Marion Jones's paid the price for her use of banned substances when they were stripped of the relay medals they won. (Reuters).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), ruled that the U.S. teams that won the gold medal in the 4X400 meters and bronze in the 4x100 would lose their medals due to the fact that Jones admitted she had used steroids.
It is all so sad. I really feel for the team.
The IOC executive board had yet to decide on how the medals that Jones and her team mates won in Sydney would be re-allocated, Davies added. Continued...