Printer Friendly

Athletics: Denise is slammed.

OLYMPIC president Jacques Rogge has warned Denise Lewis that she is setting a bad example by her involvement with controversial coach Dr Ekkart Arbeit.

Arbeit, who masterminded the widespread doping of athletes in East Germany for almost 20 years, has declared himself clean now.

But Rogge attacked the Olympic heptathlon champion's association with Albeit when he said: "I speak as a sports lover and I think she's being so unwise.

"It's nothing to do with guilt, I am not even saying she will be more prone to take drugs because of him.

"But this is an association of an Olympic champion, an icon, with a man who has a reputation that's, what shall we say, not the best, and that's no good."
COPYRIGHT 2003 MGN LTD
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2003 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 29, 2003
Words:122
Previous Article:Golf: Urquhart is defiant after Tour setbacks.
Next Article:Athletics: I will give rude Linford a run for his money SAYS OLYMPIC HOPE VERNICHA JAMES SAYS OLYMPIC HOPE VERNICHA JAMES.


Related Articles
Her father walked out on her when she was born. Her devoted mum helped make her into a superstar; THE DENISE LEWIS STORY.
Athletics: Sven will it all end ... now athletics unveil a foreign supremo.
Athletics: Athletics appoints foreigner.
Living: I'M CALLED THAT.
ATHLETICS: Dick signs on to beef up Denise's bid.
ATHLETICS: DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY; Coach Dick prays Lewis does not turn back on athletics.
Denise delighted as Brum's sports park makes comeback.
Denise to be golden girl; SPORTSFEST: Champion is guest of honour.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters