Posts Tagged ‘Valeriy Borchin’


August 19, 2008

How pervasive is the use of illegal performance enhancing drugs at the Olympics?

Let’s put it this way, even the Olympic WALKERS cheat.

The website Steroid Nation has the story about a possible Beijing scandal surfacing in the sport of race walking. Apparently the Russians were forced to leave their entire team of walkers behind due to ALL OF THEM having positive doping tests.

Despite having tested poitive for the drug EPO just weeks before, one Russian flew to Beijing to compete in the Olympics. Valeriy Borchin “walked away” with a gold medal.

An English paper is calling Borchin’s gold medal “a mockery.”