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Ben Johnson talks about the end of his suspension

In 1976, Benjamin Sinclair Johnson was just a skinny immigrant kid struggling to make his high school track team. A decade later, he was a destroyer of world records, the "world's fastest man." Then it all came crashing down. His positive steroid test at the 1988 Seoul Olympics made headlines around the world, forever changing perceptions of Canadian athletes, the sport of track and field, and Ben Johnson.

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Johnson is about to return to competition and talks to Mark Lee about his personal life.
Medium: Radio
Program: The Inside Track
Guest(s): Ben Johnson
Broadcast Date: Mar. 31, 1990
Host: Mary Hynes
Reporter: Mark Lee
Duration: 3:23

Last updated: December 23, 2014

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