Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

External news

Thanou rejects IOC offer of Sydney gold

The Greek sprinter Katerina Thanou recently rejected an International Olympic Committee offer that would have seen her receive the Sydney Olympics 100m gold medal stripped from Marion Jones in return for acknowledgement of guilt and full responsibility for the Athens 2004 controversy, HellenicAthletes.com is reporting.

The IOC’s lawyers have determined that Thanou, the silver medal winner at Sydney 2000, should be upgraded outright to the currently vacant gold medal position as there is no evidence that she had done anything wrong at the time, but IOC president Jacques Rogge has continued to resist moving forward with the recommendation and resolving the matter…..Read More

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Put together by a member of the World-Track and Field Website team members. This is usually done by an in house member with able assistance from someone or an agency reporting from outside.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

EDITOR'S PICKS