by Desmond G. Palmer, posted on December 09, 2009 6:55 AM
Jamaican sprinters Tayna Lawrence, Beverly McDonald, Merlene Ottey (now a Slovenian citizen) and Bahamian sprinter Pauline Davis-Thompson have benefitted from medal upgrades after Olympic leaders reallocated two individual medals stripped from Marion Jones because of doping. The 100m gold was, however, withheld from Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou because of her behavior in evading drug tests.
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