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Unformatted text preview: 1,651 of them were using drugs to improve their performance. It was soon realised that it doesn't actually matter how much is spent on trying to totally abolish drugs from the sport and the Olympics, as athletes are taking it to intrinsically and extrinsically reward themselves. work all there lives to become the very best, and for every athlete, representing your country on the Olympic podium with an Olympic gold medal hanging from your neck is there ultimate dream. And for most athletes it doesn't matter who you hurt on your way up to achieve that ultimate goal, including you own body. There are a number of different drug enhancers available on the 'black market.' These include: - Anabolic Steroids - Narcotic Analgesics - Stimulants - Beta - Blockers - Diuretics - EPO...
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- Spring '08
- English, Olympic Games, Summer Olympic Games, 2008 Summer Olympics, Olympic gold medal