What we can learn from East German doping victim Andreas KriegerHe dopnig systematically and unknowingly doped with anabolic steroids for years by East German officials,  pct with primobolan caused body chemistry ajdreas. Being a trans manKrieger subsequently underwent gender reassignment surgery. Krieger says that, while he did experience gender dysphoria before being doped [ citation needed ]he regretted not being able to transition without the doping abuses. At the European Championships in AthleticsKrieger won the gold medal in the shot put event after putting the shot at Krieger retired in
Andreas Krieger - Wikipedia
He was systematically and unknowingly doped with anabolic steroids for years by East German officials,  which caused body chemistry issues. Being a trans man , Krieger subsequently underwent gender reassignment surgery. Krieger says that, while he did experience gender dysphoria before being doped [ citation needed ] , he regretted not being able to transition without the doping abuses. At the European Championships in Athletics , Krieger won the gold medal in the shot put event after putting the shot at Krieger retired in Krieger was systematically doped with steroids from the age of 16 onward.
From Research to Deceit , Krieger took almost 2, milligrams of steroids in alone—nearly 1, milligrams more than Ben Johnson took during the Summer Olympics. As early as the age of 18, Krieger began developing visibly male characteristics. Eventually, years of doping left him with many masculine traits. By , Krieger underwent sex reassignment surgery and changed his name to Andreas. However, he felt that receiving hormones without his consent deprived him of the right to "find out for myself which sex I wanted to be.
Krieger gave evidence at the trial of Manfred Ewald , leader of the East German sports programme and president of the East German Olympic committee and Manfred Hoeppner , East German medical director in Berlin in Both Ewald and Hoepner were convicted of accessory to the intentional bodily harm of athletes, including minors. Krieger was forced to retire in part due to experiencing severe pain from lifting massive amounts of weight while on steroids.
Even today, he has severe pain in his hips and thighs, and can only withstand mild exertion. The "Heidi Krieger Medal" German: Heidi-Krieger-Medaille , named after Krieger, is now awarded annually to Germans who combat doping. Krieger's gold medal from forms part of the trophy. Krieger is married to former East German swimmer Ute Krause , who was also a victim of massive doping by East German sports officials. In Ukrainian filmmakers released the documentary Doping.
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