Michael Phelps: Time For Independence Day On Anti-Doping To Keep Power of Sport Alive

Michael Phelps appears before the Congressional hearing into anti-doping [still from the official feed of the hearing]

Michael Phelps appeared before a U.S. Congressional hearing to make the case for clean sport. In the midst of making his points, he noted: “Throughout my career, I have suspected that some athletes were cheating, and in some cases those suspicions were confirmed. Given all the testing I, and so many others, have been through, I have a hard time understanding this.” He also said: “I can’t adequately describe how frustrating it is to see another athlete break through performance barriers in unrealistic time frames, knowing what I had to go through to do it.”

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Michael Phelps appeared before a U.S. Congressional hearing to make the case for clean sport. In the midst of making his points, he noted: “Throughout my career, I have suspected that some athletes were cheating, and in some cases those suspicions were confirmed. Given all the testing I, and so many others, have been through, I have a hard time understanding this.” He also said: “I can’t adequately describe how frustrating it is to see another athlete break through performance barriers in unrealistic time frames, knowing what I had to go through to do it.”

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