Quest For Gold – Episode 18: Geneva raised Triathlete Kevin McDowell on overcoming cancer, PED testing, making money, and his Olympic dream

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Kevin McDowell of USA performs in the swim leg during the ITU World Triathlon Hamburg Mixed Relay World Championships on July 15, 2018 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Getty Images for ITU)

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This week on Quest for Gold.

A heartbreaker for USA Baseball, but they’re not out of it yet

USA Women’s basketball is back on track.

Another U.S. team punches a bid for Tokyo.

And this week we sit down Kevin McDowell a triathlete raised in the West Suburbs, and now looking to compete in the Olympics.  We talk about getting into the sport, drug testing, his own health struggles, and his goals for 2020.

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WGN’s Ryan Burrow hosts “Quest For Gold,” a weekly update on preparations for the Summer Games. He’ll talk to athletes, coaches, reporters, and other newsmakers involved in the Olympic movement…while adding a little Chicago flavor. He’ll get updates on preparations, new sports, local Olympians, and reinvestigate what went wrong in Chicago’s bid for the 2016 games. (Click for more.)

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