24th May 2024

Sprinters Powell and Simpson – Convicted for using a banned drug


The best timings for 100 m of Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson are respectively 9.27s and 10.82s. But they were convicted for taking the banned drug Oxilofrine, which is a stimulant used to boost the body’s ability to burn fat. It helps the athletes boost their power-to-weight ratio with more lean muscle and less fat, and thus increase their speed.

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