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This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first World Athletics Championships in Helsinki. It was dominated by the athletes of East Germany - many of whom, it has since emerged, were the product of a state sponsored doping regime.

5 live Track and Field looks back at what was the sport like then, the human and emotional cost of systematic doping, and what lessons the sport must learn as it fights the cheats in 2013.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Wed 24 Apr 2013 19:30

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