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Birth name  Venolyn Clarke
Country  Canada

Name  Venolyn Clarke
Events  Sprint
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Born  July 11, 1967 (age 48) (1967-07-11) Jamaica
Residence  Markham, Ontario, Canada
Occupation  Sprinter, teacher, coach
Spouse(s)  Stephen Spencer (m. 2010-present)

Venolyn "Miss Clarke" Clarke (born Venolyn Clarke; 11 July 1967 in Jamaica) is a former sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres. In 2001, Clarke held the position of the fourth fastest woman in Canada. Clarke's personal best time was 11.29 seconds, achieved in July 2001 in Ottawa.

Sprinting career

Clarke reached the quarter-final at the 2001 World Championships, but got disqualified due to a failed drugs test.

It was later revealed that at a World Championships pre-camp, Clarke had tested positive for stanozolol. In an interview, she cried and repeatedly denied that she used any stanozolol. Clarke's coach, Clive Foster, also denied that Clarke used any stanozolol. Clarke was the first athlete to fail a drugs test at the 2001 World Championships. This caused Clake to get expelled from the world championships. Later, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport allowed her to compete again.

References

Venolyn Clarke Wikipedia


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