Win…At All Costs

Win…At All Costs

The sad story Ben Johnson who lost his Gold medal in the 1988 Olympics for being tested positive for steroids. In some ways he took the ax for a broken system that had long turned a blind eye to rampant performance-enhancing drug use.

ESPN’s 30 for 30 series took an extended look into that infamous 100 meters at the 1988 Seoul Olympics. The documentary “9.79*,” a reference to Johnson’s tainted world record time, offers varying perspectives on the race and P.E.D. use from the participating runners as well as important figures within track and field.

Added on: January 14th, 2013


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