Ben Johnson


How did "Stanozolol" effect Ben Johnson?

Ben Johnson was born on December 30, 1961. He is currently 52 years old. He is well known as a Canadian former sprinter. During his career, he has won two bronze medals and a gold medal which he only had for three days, before it was taken away from him. This was because of his drug test in which the results came back positive for using PED during the race. He had used a steroid that is highly dangerous called stanozolol. This steroid can affect your body in more than one way. Some side effects are: headaches, rashes and hives, swelling in lower body, and difficulty sleeping. This moment will always be a nightmare for Ben Johnson. His fame and glory was also gone with the Gold medal as he was removed from the 1988 summer Olympics. To make matters worse, he was permanently banned from the Canadian national team and he was also banned from the international competition for two years. However, although he lost a lot he gain some power as well. His three days short lived famed will be remembered throughout history as a great Canadian athlete. He had learned a lot from his mistake but as time goes on, everything becomes less and less and the talk of his disgrace is becoming history in the eyes of every sports fan.
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The summer olympic in 1988, when Ben Johnson just crossed the finish line with 9.7 seconds

Other PED athletes used and how they effected them.

Human Growth Hormone________________HGH

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide______________LSD

Ephedrine________________________________Speed Drug

Ergogenic Aide___________________________EPO

Anabolic Androgenic Steroids___________AAS

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The different punishments for taking PED in the U.S.A

When taking PED in the U.S.A, it can be a high risk. There are many different punishment that are involved. In the U.S.A., some punishments are greater in some states than the other. For example, Athlete in Florida and Georgia that take PED can get a maximum of five (5) years in prison while Athlete in Alabama that take PED can get 10 or more years in prison. Also, some states choose not to give punishment but offer drug treatment instead, so they could get rid of the problem itself. There are also "punishment of possession of steroid on the federal level". The first level would be a minimum fine of $1,000. The second level would be 15 days to 2 years of prison time and a fine of $2,500. The third level would be 90 days to 3 years of prison and a maximum fine of $5,000. Therefore, the type of punishments vary from state to state in the U.S.A. for drug use and abuse
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PED and stimulants are more used than drud abuse and others.

It also increased by 70 in the years or 2007 to 2010.

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