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Chemistry

Sherone Simpson: Jamaican Sprinter denies being drug cheat

Olympic sprinter Sherone Simpson told the Jamaican athlete panel board that she did not cheat and has not used any banned substances.

Sherone Simpson

 

Sherone Simpson was born in Jamaica August 1984, she later grew up to be an Olympic sprinter. She later went on to win gold in the 4x100 relay at Athens Olympic Games in 2004. She was recently tested positive for using banned substances as people say she used them to cheat in the Jamaican National Games. Her training partner also got tested positive for using the same substances. She was 1 out of 5 Jamaicans that was tested positive for using the banned substances.

Sherone and her partner

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