Tyson Gay Gets 1-Year Ban

American sprinter Tyson Gay has accepted a one-year suspension and has returned the silver medal he won in the men’s 400-metre relay at the London Olympics after he tested positive for a prohibited substance.

Tyson Gay

USADA announced today that Gay’s one-year ban began last June 23, the day his sample was collected at the US championships.

USADA said in a statement that upon receiving notification of his positive tests, Gay voluntarily withdrew from all competition prior to the 2013 world championships and has not competed since.

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