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Passion Richardson Biography

2000 Sydney Olympic Games Bronze Medal Relay Sprinter
None Found to the question "Should Performance-Enhancing Drugs Be Accepted in Sports?"

No position found as of Dec. 4, 2008

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Academic Advisor, Gatton College of Business and Economics, University of Kentucky
  • Assistant Track and Field Coach, University of Kentucky
  • 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, Chryste Gaines, Torri Edwards, and Nanceen Perry, May 1, 2008
  • The International Olympic Committee after Marion Jones admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs stripped Passion Richardson and her 2000 Sydney Olympic Games relay teammates of their bronze medals, Apr. 2008
  • Bronze medalist (pending decision of the CAS as of Dec. 4, 2008), 4x100m relay, Summer Olympic Games, Sydney, Australia, 2000
  • Placed second, 60 meters, USA Indoor National Championships, 2000
  • Silver medalist, 60 meters, Pan American Games, 1999
  • Gold medalist, 4x100m relay, World University Games, 1997
  • Four-time National Collegiate Athletic Assocation (NCAA) All-American, 1994-1997
  • BA, Marketing, University of Kentucky, 1997
  • Born on Jan. 25, 1975
Quoted in:
  1. Should the Teammates of Athletes Who Are Found Guilty of Using Performance-Enhancing Drugs in the Olympics Also Return Their Medals?