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Guardian readers: US coach should apologize to Ye Shiwen

08-02-2012 07:15 BJT Special Report:2012 London Olympic Games |

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In a survey by the Guardian, 98 percent of netizens agreed that American coach John Leonard should apologize to Ye Shiwen for his irresponsible comments on her performance. John Leonard hinted that Ye Shiwen improved her performance by taking drugs.

The 16-year-old Ye Shiwen won a gold medal in the 400-metre individual medley and she won gold in the 200-metre individual medley later. Swimming’s governing body.

FINA released a statement which clearly states there is no factual basis to support John Leonard’s comments. Ye passed the doping test carried out by the World Anti Doping Agency.

Ye Shiwen breaks world record and wins women's 400m medley gold>>

Ye Shiwen wins women's 200m individual medley>>

Gold medalist Ye Shiwen of China poses after the awarding ceremony of women’s 200m
individual medley swimming event at London 2012 Olympic Games in London, Britain,
on July 31, 2012. Ye Shiwen won the gold medal of the event with a time of 2:07.57
and set a new Olympic Games record. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua)

Editor:Wang Chuhan |Source: CCTV.com

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