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I think it's doubtful they will try to take it back. They couldn't take it back when he was actually caught and suspended in 2004 (at the Vuelta), so what's changed? Unless he specifically admits he was doping for the Olympics, forget about it.
 

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mohair_chair said:
I think it's doubtful they will try to take it back. They couldn't take it back when he was actually caught and suspended in 2004 (at the Vuelta), so what's changed? Unless he specifically admits he was doping for the Olympics, forget about it.
Looks like he gave it up:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/21/sports/hamilton-surrendering-his-gold-medal.html?_r=2

The American cyclist Tyler Hamilton, the 2004 Olympic gold medalist in the time trial, has voluntarily surrendered his gold medal to the United States Anti-Doping Agency after admitting to doping during his cycling career, the International Olympic Committee said Friday.
Snarky Armstrong tweet when he found out:
“Congratulations to @eki_ekimov on his 3rd Olympic Gold Medal!!” Armstrong wrote.
 

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That "Facts for Lance" Website says Tyler did a deal with the Feds so he could keep his gold medal....but Tyler has already given it back.

They need to get their lies straight.
 

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It would have been funny if he had sent it to Eki directly. The IOC would have been pissed.
That would have been absolutely perfect in every sense.
 
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