Alberto Contadoro wrote: It is not the athletes fault that they start doping, it is the system. Who would blame a poor boy who spent all his resources the last 10 years at becoming the best runner possible. Encouraged by coaches and parents yelling everything is possile if you want it enough. Then he finds learns that it really isnt true after all, by himself, by a manager, coach or agent.
if what you're saying is true, then that really sucks.
i guess there would have been a snowball effect over the decades, as technology improved and prize money increased.