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Ramon Clay

Born: Jun 29, 1975

Birthplace: United States of America

Nationality: United States

Ramon Clay

Date of Birth : Jun 29, 1975
Birth Place : United States of America

Ramon Clay is a retired American sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee. He won a silver medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships, finished fourth at the 2002 IAAF World Cup and seventh at the 2003 IAAF World Athletics Final. He became US Outdoor champion in 2002, and US Indoor champion in 1998. He also competed at the 2001 World Championships without reaching the final. His personal best times were 20.05 seconds in the 200 meters, achieved in July 2001 in Lausanne; 10.21 seconds in the 100 meters, achieved in May 2003 in Sainte Anne; and 6.56 seconds in the 60 meters, achieved in February 2003 in Lievin. On October 22, 2010 the United States Anti-Doping Agency determined that Clay was guilty of using steroids and hormones officially dating back to January 1, 2000. Clay was implicated as part of the BALCO scandal. His results subsequent to that date were disqualified and even though he is retired, he also received a two-year ban from the sport.

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