Last updated on: 12/29/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Chryste Gaines, MBA Biography

Title:
Olympic Gold and Bronze Medal Sprinter
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 4, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Academic Adviser, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) Athletics
  • Filed appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to retain bronze medal won in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games 4x100m relay with teammates Marion Jones, Passion Richardson, Torri Edwards, and Nanceen Perry, May 1, 2008
  • The International Olympic Committee after Marion Jones admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs stripped Chryste Gaines and her 2000 Sydney Olympic Games relay teammates of their bronze medals, Apr. 2008
  • Suspended for two years by US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) for using performance-enhancing drugs, 2005-2007
  • Accused of being provided steroids by the founder of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO), Victor Conte, 2004
  • Testified before BALCO grand jury, Fall 2003
  • Silver Medalist, 4x100m relay, World Outdoor Championships, 2003
  • Two-time US Indoor 60m Champion, 2001-2002
  • Three-time gold medalist, 4x100m relay, World Championships, 1995, 1997, and 2001
  • US Outdoor 100m Champion, 2001
  • Bronze medalist, 60m, World Indoor Championships, 2001
  • Bronze medalist (pending decision of the CAS as of Dec. 4, 2008), 4x100m relay, Summer Olympic Games, Sydney, Australia, 2000
  • Gold medalist, 4x100m relay, Summer Olympic Games, Atlanta, Georgia, 1996
Education:
  • MBA, Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University, 2007
  • BA, Psychology, Stanford University, 1992
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Teammates of Athletes Who Are Found Guilty of Using Performance Enhancing Drugs in the Olympics Also Return Their Medals?