by admin on 18/12/12 at 6:41 pm
Tammy Thomas, a former American cyclist, administered the steroid THG. As a result, she was banned from professional cycling for the entire life.
Tammy Thomas wanted to take part in the 2004 Olympic Games. That’s why the athlete decided to take steroids to promote her performance and make her dreams connected with the Olympic Games real. But since she was caught taking banned drugs, she was not allowed to compete at the Olympic Games.
The cyclist was charged with lying to the Grand Jury. She turned out to be targeted during the BALCO investigation. It was affirmed that Tammy Thomas didn’t say truth about intake of steroids and obtaining of THG. While she was accused of lying to the Grand Jury, she provided some arguments in order to defend herself against the accusations.
The American cyclist affirmed that she hadn’t used any forbidden preparation. Actually, she said truth. At that time THG was not written on the list of prohibited preparations. It was claimed to be just an unapproved new medication. THG was elaborated by the scientist Patrick Arnold.
While the BALCO foundation sold THG to numerous sportspersons, it was affirmed that Tammy Thomas obtained this product from Patrick Arnold. But the American cyclist denied this affirmation. Ultimately, she said that Patrick Arnold’s former girlfriend supplied her with THG.
All arguments of Tammy Thomas were rejected. She was given a home detection of 6 months and probation of 5 years.
The American cyclist repented entirely. She admitted that she acted wrongly. Thus, she decided to change her life. Being a religious individual, Tammy Thomas believes that God has certain plan linked with her life. She affirmed that she would do anything in order to act so, as God desires. She founded a fitness center and decided to help others to maintain their health.