Giro d'Italia 1979 : the real numbers of doping

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Last update : 06/07/2019

Statistics

The table below establishes, team by team, the count of the riders who have been or will be subsequently "pinned" in doping cases.

Teams Riders Pinned Top 10 Pinned Podium Pinned
Bianchi 10 2 1 1 0 0
CBM Fast 10 2 1 1 0 0
GBC 10 0 0 0 0 0
Gis 10 1 0 0 0 0
Magniflex 10 0 1 0 1 0
Mecap 10 0 1 0 0 0
San Giacomo 10 2 1 0 0 0
Peugeot 10 8 1 0 0 0
Sanson 10 2 1 1 1 1
Sapa 10 0 0 0 0 0
Scic 10 1 2 0 1 0
Willora 10 3 1 1 0 0
Zonca 10 2 0 0 0 0
Total 130 23 10 4 3 1
Pourcentage 17,69% 40% 33,33%

Pinned: Number of riders who violated the anti-doping rules.
Included in this category: riders who have been tested positive (including refuse to submit to doping control or hematocrit> 50%), having acknowledged having doped, having been sanctioned (by the justice, their federation or their team).
Not included (for example) : those whose sample B was negative.
Top 10: number of riders present in the top 10 of the final general classification.
Podium: number of riders present in the first 3 of the final general classification.

Other statistics :



The official ranking

Ranking source : www.tour-giro-vuelta.net (13/11/2010)

  1. Saronni Giuseppe in 89h29'18''
  2. Moser Francesco at 02'09'' - 1984 : confessions (sanction not known) ; 198x : confessions (sanction not known)
  3. Johansson Bernt at 05'13''
  4. Laurent Michel at 05'31''
  5. Contini Silvano at 07'33'' - 1987 : positive control
  6. Beccia Mario at 07'50''
  7. Bertoglio Fausto at 11'27''
  8. Fuchs Josef at 13'07''
  9. Schmutz Gottfried at 14'16'' - 1983 : positive control
  10. Visentini Roberto at 16'11'' - 1988 : absence to control
  11. Amadori Marino at 18'57''
  12. Wolfer Bruno at 19'44''
  13. Panizza Wladimiro at 21'17''
  14. Sgalbazzi Amilcare at 21'51''
  15. Bortolotto Claudio at 23'31''
  16. Natale Leonardo at 25'01''
  17. Dewitte Ronald at 31'58'' - 1974 : positive control
  18. Barone Carmelo at 35'07''
  19. De Muynck Johan at 37'50''
  20. Fraccaro Simone at 38'04''
  21. Lienhard Erwin at 41'57'' - 1979 : positive control
  22. Conti Franco at 42'24''
  23. Breu Beat at 47'53'' - 1979 : positive control
  24. Lualdi Valerio at 49'19''
  25. Perret Patrick at 50'43'' - 1982 : absence to control (sanction not known)
  26. De Caro Vincenzo at 52'29''
  27. Ceruti Roberto at 58'06''
  28. Corti Claudio at 1h04'10''
  29. Chinetti Alfredo at 1h08'19''
  30. Perletto Giuseppe at 1h10'31''
  31. Thévenet Bernard at 1h10'53'' - 1976 : 2 positive controls (sanction not known) ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1978 (no penalty)
  32. Vanotti Ennio at 1h11'20''
  33. Schuiten Roy at 1h11'54''
  34. Bausager Per at 1h15'35''
  35. Rota Attilio at 1h18'19''
  36. Landoni Gabriele at 1h18'49''
  37. Donadio Corrado at 1h20'02''
  38. Dal Pian Alfonso at 1h23'34''
  39. Braun Gregor at 1h23'48'' - 1977 : absence to control (sanction not known)
  40. Tinazzi Marcel at 1h23'58'' - 1982 : absence to control ; 1984 : positive control
  41. Keller Fridolin at 1h24'10''
  42. Edwards Phil at 1h24'23''
  43. Donadello Aldo at 1h27'07''
  44. Hézard Yves at 1h27'10'' - 1971 : positive control
  45. Passuello Giuseppe at 1h28'11''
  46. Riccomi Walter at 1h29'07''
  47. D'alonzo Antonio at 1h29'42''
  48. Maccali Salvatore at 1h30'40''
  49. Torelli Claudio at 1h31'49''
  50. Gavazzi Pierino at 1h36'23'' - 2004 : judicial investigation
  51. Laghi Renato at 1h38'04''
  52. Bertacco Tullio at 1h40'45''
  53. Parsani Sergio at 1h40'47''
  54. Colombo Annunzio at 1h41'21'' - 1977 : positive control
  55. Fabbri Jean-claude at 1h41'31''
  56. Dusi Walter at 1h42'53''
  57. Antonini Alessio at 1h44'39''
  58. Vandenbroucke Jean-luc at 1h45'59'' - 1976 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1978 : positive control and confessions in 1978 (no penalty)
  59. Cervato Silvano at 1h47'11''
  60. Fraccaro Mario at 1h49'30''
  61. Rossignoli Luciano at 1h50'50''
  62. Legeay Roger at 1h52'25'' - 1974 : positive control
  63. Casiraghi Giancarlo at 1h52'51''
  64. Algeri Vittorio at 1h53'31''
  65. Fatato Giuseppe at 1h55'30''
  66. Osler Marcello at 1h55'42''
  67. D'arcangelo Stefano at 1h56'09''
  68. Plet Eugène at 1h57'34''
  69. Masi Francesco at 1h57'45''
  70. De Geest Willy at 2h02'05''
  71. Parecchini Aldo at 2h02'30''
  72. Bevilacqua Leonardo at 2h03'30''
  73. Paleari Ignazio at 2h03'44''
  74. Falorni Piero at 2h04'02''
  75. Van Heerden Alan at 2h05'10''
  76. Morandi Dante at 2h06'27''
  77. Bartley Shane at 2h07'54''
  78. Santimaria Sergio at 2h08'39''
  79. Sibille Guy at 2h08'55'' - 1976 : positive control ; 1977 : absence to control
  80. Marchetti Renato at 2h10'23''
  81. Mazzantini Leonardo at 2h10'41''
  82. Wehrli Fritz at 2h11'33''
  83. Guadrini Enrico at 2h13'00''
  84. Favero Fiorenzo at 2h14'06''
  85. Lora Armando at 2h15'02''
  86. Frei Guido at 2h16'06''
  87. Martinelli Giuseppe at 2h16'10''
  88. Pizzini Leone at 2h17'30'' - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  89. Maini Orlando at 2h18'02'' - 2000 : police investigation
  90. Amrhein Guido at 2h19'13''
  91. Bolle Thierry at 2h19'44''
  92. Van Linden Alex at 2h22'42''
  93. Bossant Rony at 2h23'30''
  94. Sorlini Roberto at 2h24'13''
  95. Paolini Enrico at 2h25'45''
  96. Bertini Maurizio at 2h26'18''
  97. Cipollini Cesare at 2h27'19''
  98. Noris Mario at 2h27'41''
  99. Thomas Willem at 2h30'25''
  100. Rossi Graziano at 2h30'27''
  101. Van Der Flaas Urbain at 2h30'41''
  102. Spinelli Piero at 2h32'03'' - 1972 : absence to control
  103. Luyten Louis at 2h37'08''
  104. Bettoni Alessandro at 2h38'00''
  105. Vicino Bruno at 2h41'08''
  106. Frei Alex at 2h43'05''
  107. Cazzolato Giuliano at 2h45'14''
  108. Porrini Dino at 2h48'04''
  109. Rosola Paolo at 2h48'38''
  110. Tosoni Angelo at 2h49'42''
  111. Zanoni Bruno at 3h00'50''



The alternative ranking

The ranking as it would be if we excluded all racers "pinned" in doping cases during their career.

  1. Saronni Giuseppe
  2. Johansson Bernt
  3. Laurent Michel
  4. Beccia Mario
  5. Bertoglio Fausto
  6. Fuchs Josef
  7. Amadori Marino
  8. Wolfer Bruno
  9. Panizza Wladimiro
  10. Sgalbazzi Amilcare
  11. Bortolotto Claudio
  12. Natale Leonardo
  13. Barone Carmelo
  14. De Muynck Johan
  15. Fraccaro Simone
  16. Conti Franco
  17. Lualdi Valerio
  18. De Caro Vincenzo
  19. Ceruti Roberto
  20. Corti Claudio
  21. Chinetti Alfredo
  22. Perletto Giuseppe
  23. Vanotti Ennio
  24. Schuiten Roy
  25. Bausager Per
  26. Rota Attilio
  27. Landoni Gabriele
  28. Donadio Corrado
  29. Dal Pian Alfonso
  30. Keller Fridolin
  31. Edwards Phil
  32. Donadello Aldo
  33. Passuello Giuseppe
  34. Riccomi Walter
  35. D'alonzo Antonio
  36. Maccali Salvatore
  37. Torelli Claudio
  38. Laghi Renato
  39. Bertacco Tullio
  40. Parsani Sergio
  41. Fabbri Jean-claude
  42. Dusi Walter
  43. Antonini Alessio
  44. Cervato Silvano
  45. Fraccaro Mario
  46. Rossignoli Luciano
  47. Casiraghi Giancarlo
  48. Algeri Vittorio
  49. Fatato Giuseppe
  50. Osler Marcello
  51. D'arcangelo Stefano
  52. Plet Eugène
  53. Masi Francesco
  54. De Geest Willy
  55. Parecchini Aldo
  56. Bevilacqua Leonardo
  57. Paleari Ignazio
  58. Falorni Piero
  59. Van Heerden Alan
  60. Morandi Dante
  61. Bartley Shane
  62. Santimaria Sergio
  63. Marchetti Renato
  64. Mazzantini Leonardo
  65. Wehrli Fritz
  66. Guadrini Enrico
  67. Favero Fiorenzo
  68. Lora Armando
  69. Frei Guido
  70. Martinelli Giuseppe
  71. Amrhein Guido
  72. Bolle Thierry
  73. Van Linden Alex
  74. Bossant Rony
  75. Sorlini Roberto
  76. Paolini Enrico
  77. Bertini Maurizio
  78. Cipollini Cesare
  79. Noris Mario
  80. Thomas Willem
  81. Rossi Graziano
  82. Van Der Flaas Urbain
  83. Luyten Louis
  84. Bettoni Alessandro
  85. Vicino Bruno
  86. Frei Alex
  87. Cazzolato Giuliano
  88. Porrini Dino
  89. Rosola Paolo
  90. Tosoni Angelo
  91. Zanoni Bruno



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

Bianchi

17 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,18 per year

1. De Muynck Johan
2. Van Linden Alex
3. Contini Silvano - 1987 : positive control
4. Donadello Aldo
5. Knudsen Knud - 1975 : positive control
6. Maccali Salvatore
7. Lualdi Valerio
8. Parsani Sergio
9. Parecchini Aldo
10. Van Linden Rik

CBM Fast

11. Bertacco Tullio
12. Bertini Maurizio
13. Borgognoni Luciano
14. Colombo Annunzio - 1977 : positive control
15. Donadio Corrado
16. Laghi Renato
17. Dal Pian Alfonso
18. Tosoni Angelo
19. Visentini Roberto - 1988 : absence to control
20. Zanoni Bruno

GBC

21. Baert Dirk
22. Vicino Bruno
23. Bartley Shane
24. Clausen Finn
25. Luyten Louis
26. Plet Eugène
27. Thomas Willem
28. Van Der Flaas Urbain
29. Van Gils René
30. Vermeersch Dirk

Gis

27 years of existence, 13 cases, ie 0,48 per year

31. De Vlaeminck Roger - 197x : fraud (sanction not known)
32. Barone Carmelo
33. Bevilacqua Leonardo
34. Bossant Rony
35. Cervato Silvano
36. De Geest Willy
37. Demeyer Marc
38. Falorni Piero
39. Passuello Giuseppe
40. D'alonzo Antonio

Magniflex

No doping cases listed for this team

51. Johansson Bernt
52. Bausager Per
53. Ceruti Roberto
54. Fabbri Jean-claude
55. Marcussen Jorgen
56. Paleari Ignazio
57. Rossi Graziano
58. Sgalbazzi Amilcare
59. Tartoni Giancarlo
60. Tigli Gino

Mecap

61. Beccia Mario
62. Cazzolato Giuliano
63. De Caro Vincenzo
64. Fraccaro Mario
65. Loro Luciano
66. Morandi Dante
67. Porrini Dino
68. Rossignoli Luciano
69. Santimaria Sergio
70. Sorlini Roberto

San Giacomo

71. Antonini Alessio
72. Bertoglio Fausto
73. Cipollini Cesare
74. Conti Franco
75. Fatato Giuseppe
76. Martinelli Giuseppe
77. Masi Francesco
78. Perletto Giuseppe
79. Pizzini Leone - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
80. Maini Orlando - 2000 : police investigation

Peugeot

64 years of existence, 73 cases, ie 1,14 per year

81. Braun Gregor - 1977 : absence to control (sanction not known)
82. Van Heerden Alan
83. Hézard Yves - 1971 : positive control
84. Laurent Michel
85. Legeay Roger - 1974 : positive control
86. Perret Patrick - 1982 : absence to control (sanction not known)
87. Sibille Guy - 1976 : positive control ; 1977 : absence to control
88. Thévenet Bernard - 1976 : 2 positive controls (sanction not known) ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1978 (no penalty)
89. Tinazzi Marcel - 1982 : absence to control ; 1984 : positive control
90. Vandenbroucke Jean-luc - 1976 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1978 : positive control and confessions in 1978 (no penalty)

Sanson

16 years of existence, 4 cases, ie 0,25 per year

91. Moser Francesco - 1984 : confessions (sanction not known) ; 198x : confessions (sanction not known)
92. Bortolotto Claudio
93. Dewitte Ronald - 1974 : positive control
94. Edwards Phil
95. Fraccaro Simone
96. Marchetti Renato
97. Masciarelli Palmiro
98. Osler Marcello
99. Panizza Wladimiro
100. Rota Attilio

Sapa

10 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,3 per year

101. Algeri Vittorio
102. Amadori Marino
103. Bettoni Alessandro
104. Casiraghi Giancarlo
105. D'arcangelo Stefano
106. Dusi Walter
107. Favero Fiorenzo
108. Natale Leonardo
109. Noris Mario
110. Rosola Paolo

Scic

11 years of existence, 1 case, ie 0,09 per year

111. Saronni Giuseppe
112. Caverzasi Arnaldo
113. Conati Luciano - 1975 : positive control
114. Fuchs Josef
115. Riccomi Walter
116. Paolini Enrico
117. Landoni Gabriele
118. Chinetti Alfredo
119. Lora Armando
120. Schuiten Roy

Willora

9 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,22 per year

121. Schmutz Gottfried - 1983 : positive control
122. Amrhein Guido
123. Aemisegger Hansjorg
124. Bolle Thierry
125. Breu Beat - 1979 : positive control
126. Frei Alex
127. Frei Guido
128. Keller Fridolin
129. Lienhard Erwin - 1979 : positive control
130. Wehrli Fritz

Zonca

10 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,2 per year

131. Gavazzi Pierino - 2004 : judicial investigation
132. Bellini Giancarlo
133. Corti Claudio
134. Guadrini Enrico
135. Mazzantini Leonardo
136. Sefton Clyde
137. Spinelli Piero - 1972 : absence to control
138. Torelli Claudio
139. Vanotti Ennio
140. Wolfer Bruno



See also