Blood doping

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  • Raises quality of haemoglobin in blood - technique used by athletes in 1984 Olympic games
  • Several months before the competition, 1dm3 of blood was taken from athlete and frozen. As athelete continued training, blood volume returned to normal. Few hours before the competition, red blood cells were thawed and transfused into body.
  • = blood could carry more oxygen - muscles able to carry out…

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