In the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics, LaShawn Merritt earned gold medals in the 400m and 400m relay. In the winter of 2009, he failed three drug tests. This summer Merritt is competing in the London Olympics, trying to leave behind preconceptions about his past.
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LaShawn Merritt is a 2008 Olympic gold medalist in the 400m and 4x400m. Born in Portsmouth...