Charles Merrick "Charlie" Francis (October 13, 1948 – May 12, 2010) was an Olympic sprinter and sprint coach from Canada most noteworthy for being the trainer of sprinter Ben Johnson, the first competitor to be stripped of an Olympic gold medal for using banned drugs, and sprinters Angella Issajenko, Mark McKoy, and Desai Williams. Francis was banned by Athletics Canada following his admissions at the 1989 Dubin inquiry that he had introduced Johnson to steroids.

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  • Charles Merrick "Charlie" Francis (October 13, 1948 – May 12, 2010) was an Olympic sprinter and sprint coach from Canada most noteworthy for being the trainer of sprinter Ben Johnson, the first competitor to be stripped of an Olympic gold medal for using banned drugs, and sprinters Angella Issajenko, Mark McKoy, and Desai Williams. Francis was banned by Athletics Canada following his admissions at the 1989 Dubin inquiry that he had introduced Johnson to steroids. (en)
  • Charles Francis (13 de outubro de 1948 - 12 de maio de 2010) foi um treinador de atletismo, mais notável por ser o treinador do velocista Ben Johnson, o primeiro competidor a ter despojada uma medalha de ouro olímpica pelo o uso de substâncias proibidas, e os velocistas Angella Issajenko, Mark McKoy e Williams Desai. Francis foi banido pela federação canadense de atletismo após a sua admissão no inquérito Dubin 1989, que ele havia introduzido Johnson aos esteróides. (pt)
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  • Charles Merrick "Charlie" Francis (October 13, 1948 – May 12, 2010) was an Olympic sprinter and sprint coach from Canada most noteworthy for being the trainer of sprinter Ben Johnson, the first competitor to be stripped of an Olympic gold medal for using banned drugs, and sprinters Angella Issajenko, Mark McKoy, and Desai Williams. Francis was banned by Athletics Canada following his admissions at the 1989 Dubin inquiry that he had introduced Johnson to steroids. (en)
  • Charles Francis (13 de outubro de 1948 - 12 de maio de 2010) foi um treinador de atletismo, mais notável por ser o treinador do velocista Ben Johnson, o primeiro competidor a ter despojada uma medalha de ouro olímpica pelo o uso de substâncias proibidas, e os velocistas Angella Issajenko, Mark McKoy e Williams Desai. Francis foi banido pela federação canadense de atletismo após a sua admissão no inquérito Dubin 1989, que ele havia introduzido Johnson aos esteróides. (pt)
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