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Titel: Blood Sports: The Inside Dope on Drugs in ...
Verlag: Hardie Grant Books
Zustand: very good
Buchbeschreibung Hardie Grant Books, Prahran, 2006. Soft Cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. pp 261 includes index. advance bookseller's copy sticker to ffep, light grip-mark to corner, otherwise in excellent condition. 'Between 1987 and 1990, eighteen professional athletes died. Some while competing, some while sleeping. All from heart failure. Why? The answer was EPO - alethal new drug designed to increase oxygen - but you wouldn't have known it at the time. While steroids and other performance enhancers were prominent in the public conscience and had a long and infamous history, EPO was the "wonder" drug nobody talked about, and for which no sports authority wanted a test. No test meant no fear, and at the Tour de France, at the Olympics, at sports events around the globe, a silent killer led countless athletes to victory. And many others to their death. it wasn't until 1999 that the International olympic Committee got serious about fighting EPO, and Robin Parisotto, a reasearcher at the AIS, was their weapon of coice. Implemented at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and hailed as the biggest anti-doping breakthrough in 30 years, Parisotto's groundbreaking EPO test was the culmination of an extraordinary jouney along the cutting edge of research, and at the highest levels of international sport.'. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 1007541