The cocktail of poison and brandy that led to Olympic gold | Curio

The cocktail of poison and brandy that led to Olympic gold

7 mins | May 28, 2017

Doping has been in the headlines recently, and before the start of the Rio Olympics, Kathryn Harkup of The Guardian, went on a search for old doping occurrences. It led her to discover the most eventful Olympics marathon ever - from 1904, and the surprising use of strychnine.

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From The Guardian