Yes the 80’s were very bad for sprinting, but the light being shone now is like a pencil torch in the inky ocean depths.
Wigand I remember you as an idealist/utopian/moron, depending on perspective. If you knew what was really going on, you would hurl. These busted athletes are part of a larger system, which used to go all the way to the top of the track world.
Watching Pharmalita get interviewed about her coaching ethos made my skin crawl, how she selects athletes based on whether or not they will get with the program. Such a system is why it is often the intellectually dimmest of athletes that use and get busted.
The Italians are an absolute farce, I wrote about it to Canova years ago. They are some of the central players, and work to keep the money distributed to the right people.