Park Tae-hwan Suggests State Figure Sought To Blackmail Him Over Doping Ruling

Park Tae-hwan by Patrick B. Kraemer

Park Tae-hwan*, the 2008 Olympic freestyle champion who in 2014 tested positive for testosterone, has accused Korea’s former vice sports minister Kim Chong of seeking to blackmail him into dropping his challenge to a national rule that would have blocked him from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had it not been for a successful challenge at the Court of Arbitration for

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Park Tae-hwan*, the 2008 Olympic freestyle champion who in 2014 tested positive for testosterone, has accused Korea’s former vice sports minister Kim Chong of seeking to blackmail him into dropping his challenge to a national rule that would have blocked him from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had it not been for a successful challenge at the Court of Arbitration for

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