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LaShawn Merritt - Olympic Gold Medalist

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Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400-meter and 4x400m Relay LaShawn Merritt discusses his return to competition this July  for his first race in Stockholm and the late August  World Championships in Daegu Korea after serving a 21-month suspension for tesing positve for performance enhancers.  The 2011 World Silver Medalist recaps his rounds and race against Grenada's Kirani James, as well as reflects on his abbreviated season and how he plans to prepare to defend his 400m Olympic tile in London 2012 at the Summer Games.  Merritt also discusses his triumphant CAS court victory which deemed him eligible to compete in the 2012 Games as well as the emotional and phyisclal challenge of the 21 month suspension.  LaShawn also discusses his forth coming 2012 Indoor season where he hopes to set the world record inthe 500-meter event at the 2012 Millrose Games taking placing on February 11th at The Armory in Washington Heights, NY.