Frasi di Ben Johnson (sprinter)

Ben Johnson (sprinter) foto
1  0

Ben Johnson (sprinter)

Data di nascita: 13. Giugno 1918
Data di morte: 8. Aprile 1996

Pubblicità

Benjamin Sinclair Johnson, is a Jamaican-born Canadian former sprinter, who won two Olympic bronze medals and an Olympic gold medal, which was later rescinded. He set consecutive 100 metres world records at the 1987 World Championships in Athletics and the 1988 Summer Olympics, but he was disqualified for doping, losing the Olympic title and both records.

Frasi Ben Johnson (sprinter)

„Don't tell me I cheated the system because that's [expletive]. I didn't get treated fairly by the system. They cast me out and they were jealous because I turned in the fastest time ever run by a human and it was impossible at the time.“

— Ben Johnson (sprinter)
Quoted in Stan Grossfield, [http://www.boston.com/sports/articles/2005/04/28/johnson_has_been_slow_to_admit_wrongdoing/ "Johnson has been slow to admit wrongdoing,"]] The Boston Globe (2005-04-28)

Anniversari di oggi
Jane Austen foto
Jane Austen100
scrittrice britannica 1775 - 1817
Bill Hicks foto
Bill Hicks71
comico statunitense 1961 - 1994
William Somerset Maugham foto
William Somerset Maugham77
scrittore e commediografo britannico 1874 - 1965
Pier Vittorio Tondelli foto
Pier Vittorio Tondelli40
scrittore italiano 1955 - 1991
Altri 74 anniversari oggi
Autori simili
Leonard Cohen foto
Leonard Cohen25
cantautore, poeta e compositore canadese
Usain Bolt foto
Usain Bolt16
atleta giamaicano
Bryan Adams foto
Bryan Adams1
cantautore, chitarrista e bassista canadese