Last updated on: 7/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Passion Richardson Biography

Title:
2000 Sydney Olympic Games Bronze Medal Relay 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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
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
Education:
  • BA, Marketing, University of Kentucky, 1997
Other:
  • 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?