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Ben Johnson Biography

Shy And Quiet, Trains With Charles Francis, The Fastest Man In The World, Stripped Of His Gold Medal

1961-

Canadian sprinter

Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson was once considered the fastest man on earth, and had an Olympic gold medal to prove it. However, when he was found to be using illegal performance-enhancing drugs, he was stripped of his honors and suspended from competition.

Sketch by Kelly Winters

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Famous Sports StarsTrack and Field