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Feeling 'betrayed,' Johnson to return 'dirty' relay gold won in Sydney

Updated: June 3, 2008, 9:52 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Olympic great Michael Johnson says he was "shocked" by former teammate Antonio Pettigrew's doping admission and will return the gold medal the two of them helped the United States win in the 1,600-meter relay at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

"As difficult as it is, I will be returning it to the International Olympic Committee because I don't want it," Johnson wrote in a column in Tuesday's Daily Telegraph. "I feel cheated, betrayed and let down."

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