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Ben Johnson: catching up with a fallen hero



Ben Johnson: catching up with a fallen hero

For many Canadians, it was a classic "Where were you ..." moment: 25 years ago Tuesday, sprinter Ben Johnson won gold in the 100-metre dash at the Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea.

What followed was a positive drug test, the Dubin Inquiry, and an admission of cheating.

However, Johnson's story could have a silver lining.

CBC's Adrienne Arsenault looks at today's elite athletes a quarter of a century after Johnson' s infamous race.

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