From Sixth to the Podium

Part of the fall-out of recent doping scandals and retesting is that some of the medal-winners from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics are being stripped of their medals, bumping athletes who missed out up the placings.

Of course, what’s really sad here is that those athletes who were clean missed out on all the accolades and winfalls they could have enjoyed at the time, including sponsorships, funding and notoriety.