Usain Bolt stripped of Olympic gold medal over teammate's positive drug test
Usain Bolt has been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals after his 2008 relay teammate Nesta Carter incurred an anti-doping rule violation.
Carter (31) ran the first leg in the 4x100 metres relay in Beijing, helping Jamaica to a new world record of 37.10 seconds and Bolt to his third Olympic gold medal.
But the International Olympic Committee has now stripped the Jamaicans of that victory after a re-analysis of Carter's anti-doping sample tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine.
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