Mika Myllyl

Mika Myllyl

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mika Kristian Myllyl was a Finnish cross country skier who has competed from 1992 to 2005. He won six medals at the Winter Olympics, earning one gold, one silver, and four bronzes. Myllyl also won a total of nine medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, winning four golds, three silvers, and two bronzes. He was on his way to become one of the greatest stars in cross country skiing history, until he was caught doping in the Finnish 2001 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships scandal for taking hydroxyethyl starch, a blood plasma expander usually used to cover up the use of erythropoietin in athletes. The scandal also affected five other Finnish skiers, including Jari Isomets and Harri Kirvesniemi. Myllyl received a two year suspension from the FIS as a result. In connection with a 2011 court case, Myllyl gave a sworn statement where he admitted using EPO in the 1990s, during his career
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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134964379
  • 9786134964371