Giro d'Italia 2001 : the real numbers of doping

The dirtiest Giro d'Italia in history!
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Last update 09/05/2024 - cyclisme-dopage.com

Editorial

With 56% of pinned riders, this Giro d'Italia is arguably the dirtiest history. Enjoy !


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
Mapei - Quick Step 9 4 1 0 0 0
Alessio 9 5 2 2 0 0
Alexia Alluminio 9 4 0 0 0 0
Bonjour 9 2 0 0 0 0
Cantina Tollo - Acqua & Sapone 9 5 0 0 0 0
Ceramiche Panaria - Fiordo 9 6 1 1 0 0
Fassa Bortolo 9 5 0 0 0 0
iBanesto.com 9 9 1 1 1 1
Kelme - Costa Blanca 9 2 0 0 0 0
Lampre - Daikin 9 7 1 1 1 1
Liquigas - Pata 9 6 1 1 0 0
Lotto - Adecco 9 2 0 0 0 0
Mercatone Uno - Stream TV 9 9 0 0 0 0
Mobilvetta Design - Formaggi Trentini 9 4 0 0 0 0
O.N.C.E. - Eroski 9 5 2 1 1 1
Saeco Macchine da Caffè 9 7 0 0 0 0
Selle Italia - Pacific 9 4 1 0 0 0
Tacconi Sport - Vini Caldirola 9 4 0 0 0 0
Team Colpack - Astro 9 3 0 0 0 0
Team Deutsche Telekom 9 7 0 0 0 0
Total 180 100 10 7 3 3
Pourcentage 56% 70% 100%

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 data :


The official ranking

Ranking source : www.procyclingstats.com (05/09/2020)

  1. Simoni Gilberto in 89h02'58'' Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
  2. Olano Abraham at 0h07'31'' Red card 1994 : positive control ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  3. Osa Eizaguirre Unai at 0h08'37'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  4. Honchar Sergei at 0h09'25'' Red card 1999 : blood test ; 2007 : blood test
  5. Azevedo José Bento at 0h09'44''
  6. Noe Andrea at 0h10'50''
  7. Gotti Ivan at 0h10'54'' Red card 1998 : blood test (sanction not known) ; 2001 : in the act
  8. Contreras Carlos-alberto at 0h11'44''
  9. Caucchioli Pietro at 0h13'34'' Red card 2009 : biological passport
  10. Figueras Giuliano at 0h14'08'' Red card 2001 : positive control ; 2002 : positive control
  11. Velo Marco at 0h14'34'' Red card 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control
  12. Luttenberger Peter at 0h15'36''
  13. Buenahora Hernan at 0h16'22'' Red card 2006 : positive control ; 2008 : positive control
  14. Savoldelli Paolo at 0h18'42'' Red card 2005 : disciplinary investigation
  15. Castelblanco Jose at 0h23'02'' Red card 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : laboratory inquiry (no penalty) ; 2004 : positive control
  16. Bruseghin Marzio at 0h25'13'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  17. Zanetti Mauro at 0h27'16''
  18. Magnani Marco at 0h33'04'' Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2001 : judicial investigation
  19. Faresin Gianni at 0h33'14'' Red card 2000 : blood test
  20. Garate Juan-manuel at 0h33'24''
  21. De Paoli Daniele at 0h33'55'' Red card 2001 : in the act
  22. Gentili Massimiliano at 0h36'21''
  23. Kessler Matthias at 0h40'41'' Red card 2007 : positive control
  24. Di Luca Danilo at 0h41'28'' Red card 199x : confessions in 2014 ; 2004 : in the act ; 2005 : confessions in 2016 (no penalty) ; 2007 : positive control ; 2007 : in the act ; 2009 : positive control (2 times) ; 2013 : positive control, confessions in 2014
  25. Shefer Alexandre at 0h41'47''
  26. Clavero Sebastian Daniel at 0h45'14'' Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2001 : police investigation
  27. Camenzind Oscar at 0h46'15'' Red card 2004 : positive control
  28. Solaun Solana César at 0h46'18'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  29. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis at 0h49'51'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  30. Valjavec Tadej at 0h54'11'' Red card 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport
  31. Leon Francisco at 0h59'12''
  32. Baliani Fortunato at 1h00'08''
  33. Sgambelluri Roberto at 1h00'13'' Red card 2002 : positive control
  34. Borghi Ruggero at 1h00'51''
  35. Latasa Lasa David at 1h02'26'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  36. Duma Volodimyr at 1h02'48''
  37. Codol Massimo at 1h03'53'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  38. Padrnos Pavel at 1h05'37'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
  39. Ivanov Ruslan at 1h06'57''
  40. Dufaux Laurent at 1h14'33'' Red card 1998 : blood test, urine, hair, confessions in 1998
  41. Lanfranchi Paolo at 1h15'38''
  42. Brandt Christophe at 1h16'59''
  43. Peron Andrea at 1h17'20'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2004 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2011 : positive control (sanction not known)
  44. Guerini Giuseppe at 1h17'56''
  45. Perez Cuapio Julio Alberto at 1h22'22'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  46. Gonzalez Martinez Freddy Excelino at 1h22'35'' Red card 2001 : police investigation ; 2006 : positive control ; 2007 : positive control
  47. Hruska Jan at 1h22'45'' Red card 2000 : positive control ; 2006 : positive control
  48. Secchiari Francesco at 1h25'10''
  49. Lastras Garcia Pablo at 1h25'31'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  50. Tosatto Mauro Matteo at 1h26'36''
  51. Valoti Gianluca at 1h29'59''
  52. Ullrich Jan at 1h31'22'' Red card 1995 : aveux en 2023 (no penalty) ; 1997 : confessions in 2013 (no penalty) ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (no penalty) ; 2002 : positive control ; 2005 : judicial investigation
  53. Yakovlev Serguei at 1h33'27''
  54. Elli Alberto at 1h36'59'' Red card 2001 : in the act
  55. Conti Roberto at 1h39'03'' Red card 2002 : in the act
  56. Hauptman Andrej at 1h39'38'' Red card 2000 : blood test
  57. Lopez Torrella Joaquim at 1h39'54''
  58. Sciandri Maximilian at 1h40'58'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  59. Odriozola Mugarza Jon at 1h41'09'' Yellow card 1997 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  60. Missaglia Gabriele at 1h41'43'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  61. Lunghi Denis at 1h43'23''
  62. Andrle René at 1h44'37''
  63. Aerts Mario at 1h44'44''
  64. Spezialetti Alessandro at 1h46'11'' Red card 2004 : in the act
  65. Colombo Gabriele at 1h46'53''
  66. Nocentini Rinaldo at 1h47'26'' Red card 2001 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2018 : biological passport
  67. Cattai Stefano at 1h47'55''
  68. Nozal Isidro at 1h48'48'' Red card 2005 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
  69. Rodriguez Hernand. Alexis at 1h49'03''
  70. Gonzales De Galdeano Alvaro at 1h49'49'' Red card 2000 : positive control ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  71. Bulgarelli Fabio at 1h51'02''
  72. Stangelj Gorazd at 1h52'44'' Red card 2000 : positive control
  73. Jones Timothy at 1h53'03'' Red card 1999 : blood test
  74. Mondini Gianpaolo at 1h55'27'' Red card 2001 : in the act
  75. Konyshev Dimitri at 1h55'50''
  76. Colleoni Michele at 1h56'13''
  77. Gerosa Mauro at 1h58'50''
  78. Van Lancker Kurt at 1h59'06''
  79. Baldato Fabio at 1h59'47''
  80. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin at 2h00'01''
  81. Murn Uros at 2h01'15''
  82. Bertoletti Simone at 2h01'16''
  83. Mazzoleni Renzo at 2h01'23'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
  84. Siboni Marcello at 2h02'46'' Red card 2001 : in the act
  85. Rastelli Ellis at 2h03'21'' Yellow card 1996 : fraud (sanction not known)
  86. Varriale Antonio at 2h03'43'' Red card 2002 : in the act
  87. Piccoli Mariano at 2h03'51'' Red card 1999 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 1999 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (no penalty) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2010 : police investigation ; 201x : judicial investigation (no penalty)
  88. Navas Chica David at 2h03'59'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  89. Lombardi Giovanni at 2h04'14'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  90. Cortinovis Alessandro at 2h04'43''
  91. Hondo Danilo at 2h06'02'' Red card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2005 : 2 positive controls ; 2011 : enquête judiciaire et aveux en 2019
  92. Bramati Davide at 2h07'46''
  93. Zanini Stefano at 2h07'48'' Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : in the act
  94. Strazzer Massimo at 2h08'18'' Yellow card 2001 : positive control (no penalty)
  95. Borgheresi Simone at 2h08'52'' Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  96. Casarotto Davide at 2h09'33''
  97. Brignoli Ermanno at 2h09'38'' Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : in the act
  98. Hundertmarck Kai at 2h10'06''
  99. Blijlevens Jeroen at 2h10'46'' Yellow card 1998 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 1998 : senate inquiry and confessions in 2013 (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  100. Petito Roberto at 2h12'06'' Yellow card 1997 : positive control (no penalty)
  101. Zanette Denis at 2h15'29'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
  102. Desbiens Laurent at 2h15'40'' Red card 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1998 : confessions (sanction not known) ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  103. Pepoli Cristian at 2h18'29''
  104. Bossoni Paolo at 2h21'25'' Red card 2008 : positive control
  105. Hvastija Martin at 2h21'53'' Red card 2001 : in the act
  106. Ferrari Diego at 2h22'39''
  107. Cipollini Mario at 2h22'56'' Yellow card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  108. Casagranda Stefano at 2h24'19'' Red card 2000 : in the act
  109. Scinto Luca at 2h24'47''
  110. Marin Ruber at 2h28'20'' Red card 2001 : police investigation
  111. Carrara Matteo at 2h29'15'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
  112. Fornaciari Paolo at 2h30'25''
  113. Marini Mirko at 2h30'44''
  114. Livingston Kevin at 2h30'48'' Yellow card 1999 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 1997 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1999 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  115. Ongarato Alberto at 2h31'04'' Red card 2002 : in the act
  116. Manzoni Mario at 2h31'08'' Red card 1998 : blood test
  117. Zanotti Marco at 2h32'31''
  118. Di Biase Moreno at 2h32'43''
  119. Mori Massimiliano at 2h33'11'' Red card 2003 : fraud
  120. Scarselli Leonardo at 2h34'56''
  121. Scirea Mario at 2h35'09'' Red card 2004 : in the act
  122. Verbrugghe Ief at 2h36'29''
  123. Miorin Devis at 2h37'19''
  124. Trenti Guido at 2h40'18'' Yellow card 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  125. Romano Domenico at 2h40'22'' Red card 2001 : in the act ; 2002 : confessions in 2002
  126. De Clercq Hans at 2h40'41'' Yellow card 2001 : judicial investigation (sanction not known)
  127. Conte Biagio at 2h42'29''
  128. Gobbi Michele at 2h44'24''
  129. Quaranta Ivan at 2h46'57''
  130. Andriotto Dario at 2h52'40'' Yellow card 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
  131. Brognara Andrea at 2h52'47''
  132. Gualdi Domenico at 2h52'48''
  133. Villa Marco at 2h53'06''
  134. Serri Eddy at 2h53'47''
  135. Voeckler Thomas at 2h54'07''
  136. Coppolillo Michele at 3h01'17'' Yellow card 1999 : positive control (no penalty)

Red card reports a rider who was sanctioned in a doping case
Yellow card reports a rider pinned in our doping directory but who has not been sanctioned or whose we are not aware of the possible sanction


The alternative ranking

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

  1. Azevedo José Bento
  2. Noe Andrea
  3. Contreras Carlos-alberto
  4. Luttenberger Peter
  5. Zanetti Mauro
  6. Garate Juan-manuel
  7. Gentili Massimiliano
  8. Shefer Alexandre
  9. Leon Francisco
  10. Baliani Fortunato
  11. Borghi Ruggero
  12. Duma Volodimyr
  13. Ivanov Ruslan
  14. Lanfranchi Paolo
  15. Brandt Christophe
  16. Guerini Giuseppe
  17. Secchiari Francesco
  18. Tosatto Mauro Matteo
  19. Valoti Gianluca
  20. Yakovlev Serguei
  21. Lopez Torrella Joaquim
  22. Lunghi Denis
  23. Andrle René
  24. Aerts Mario
  25. Colombo Gabriele
  26. Cattai Stefano
  27. Rodriguez Hernand. Alexis
  28. Bulgarelli Fabio
  29. Konyshev Dimitri
  30. Colleoni Michele
  31. Gerosa Mauro
  32. Van Lancker Kurt
  33. Baldato Fabio
  34. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin
  35. Murn Uros
  36. Bertoletti Simone
  37. Cortinovis Alessandro
  38. Bramati Davide
  39. Casarotto Davide
  40. Hundertmarck Kai
  41. Pepoli Cristian
  42. Ferrari Diego
  43. Scinto Luca
  44. Fornaciari Paolo
  45. Marini Mirko
  46. Zanotti Marco
  47. Di Biase Moreno
  48. Scarselli Leonardo
  49. Verbrugghe Ief
  50. Miorin Devis
  51. Conte Biagio
  52. Gobbi Michele
  53. Quaranta Ivan
  54. Brognara Andrea
  55. Gualdi Domenico
  56. Villa Marco
  57. Serri Eddy
  58. Voeckler Thomas


List of doping cases during the race

Rider Product Race Year Sanction Control
1725 Possession d'insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Arrieta Lujambio José Luis Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Belda Vicente Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Besnati Massimo Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête judiciaire
Borgheresi Simone Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Brignoli Ermanno Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Bruseghin Marzio Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Brusomini Augusto Rédaction de fausses analyses Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête judiciaire
Carrara Matteo Détention de produits illicites Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Flagrant délit
Clavero Sebastian Daniel Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Enquête policière
Codol Massimo Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
De Clercq Hans Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête judiciaire
De Paoli Daniele Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Di Grande Giuseppe Détention d'insuline et hormones de croissance Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Elli Alberto Détention de seringues usagées comprenant de l'insuline. Hormone de croissance. Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
1795 Possession de testostérone Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Figueras Giuliano Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
Forconi Riccardo EPO Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
Frigo Dario Hemassiste, EPO, Androderm Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Aveux en 2001
Fuentes Rodriguez Jolanda Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Gonzales De Galdeano Alvaro Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Gotti Ivan Détention de produits illicites Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Hervé Pascal EPO Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
Hondo Danilo Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Hvastija Martin Corticoïdes Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Iza Narvarte Vicente Possession de Durvitan Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
650 Hématocrite > 50% Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
Lastras Garcia Pablo Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Latasa Lasa David Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Lelarge Noan Acétonide de triamcinolone Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
Leoni Endrio Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Lombardi Giovanni Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Lothar Heinrich Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Magnani Marco Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Enquête judiciaire
Magni Emilio Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête
Manzano Jesus EPO, hormones de croissance, caféine, nandrolone, analgésiques Tour d'Italie 2001 Non Aveux en 2004
Mazzoleni Renzo Détention de produits illicites Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Flagrant délit
Missaglia Gabriele Détention de produits illicites Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Flagrant délit
Mondini Gianpaolo Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Navas Chica David Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Nigrelli Guido Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Enquête policière
Odriozola Mugarza Jon Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Osa Eizaguirre Unai Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Padrnos Pavel Détention de diurétiques Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Flagrant délit
Pantani Marco Détention d'une seringue d'insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Perez Cuapio Julio Alberto Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Peron Andrea Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 Non Flagrant délit
Piccoli Mariano Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 Non Enquête policière
Pizzini Leone Possession d'insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Pregnolato Primo Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Enquête policière
Romano Domenico Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Sciandri Maximilian Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Settembrini Fabrizio Possession d'insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Siboni Marcello Hormone de croissance et insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit
Solaun Solana César Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
1112 Diurétique Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Contrôle positif
1931 Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Sunol Darnes Juan Possession de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Enquête policière
Ullrich Jan Possession de produits interdits Tour d'Italie 2001 Non Enquête policière
Zanette Denis Détention de caféine Tour d'Italie 2001 NSP* Flagrant délit
Zanini Stefano Détention d'une seringue d'insuline Tour d'Italie 2001 Oui Flagrant délit

* Sanction not known


The list of participants

The list of participants by team

Mapei - Quick Step

32 years of existence, 26 cases, ie 0,81 per year

1. Garzelli Stefano Red card 2002 : positive control
2. Nocentini Rinaldo Red card 2001 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2018 : biological passport
3. Beltran Manuel Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 1999 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1999 : laboratory inquiry (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control
4. Bramati Davide
5. Scinto Luca
6. Fornaciari Paolo
7. Lanfranchi Paolo
8. Noe Andrea
9. Zanini Stefano Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : in the act

Alessio

9 years of existence, 10 cases, ie 1,11 per year

11. Casagranda Stefano Red card 2000 : in the act
12. Casarotto Davide
13. Caucchioli Pietro Red card 2009 : biological passport
14. Gotti Ivan Red card 1998 : blood test (sanction not known) ; 2001 : in the act
15. Hvastija Martin Red card 2001 : in the act
16. Ivanov Ruslan
17. Leoni Endrio Red card 2001 : in the act ; 2002 : positive control
18. Shefer Alexandre
19. Zanetti Mauro

Alexia Alluminio

3 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 1 per year

21. Andriotto Dario Yellow card 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
22. Brognara Andrea
23. Hervé Pascal Red card 1998 : blood test, urine, hair ; 1998 : confessions in 2000 (sanction not known) ; 2001 : positive control
24. Magnani Marco Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2001 : judicial investigation
25. Valoti Gianluca
26. Manzoni Mario Red card 1998 : blood test
27. Quaranta Ivan
28. Serri Eddy
29. Villa Marco

Bonjour

25 years of existence, 6 cases, ie 0,24 per year

31. Robin Jean-cyril Yellow card 199x : confessions in 2004 (sanction not known)
32. Bouyer Franck
33. Deramé Pascal
34. Voeckler Thomas
35. Lelarge Noan Red card 2001 : positive control
36. Mainguenaud Frédéric
37. Nazon Damien
38. Pichon Mickael
39. Salanson Fabrice

Cantina Tollo - Acqua & Sapone

12 years of existence, 15 cases, ie 1,25 per year

41. Di Luca Danilo Red card 199x : confessions in 2014 ; 2004 : in the act ; 2005 : confessions in 2016 (no penalty) ; 2007 : positive control ; 2007 : in the act ; 2009 : positive control (2 times) ; 2013 : positive control, confessions in 2014
42. Colombo Gabriele
43. Conti Roberto Red card 2002 : in the act
44. Gentili Massimiliano
45. Simeoni Filippo Red card 1993 : confessions in 1999 (no penalty) ; 1996 : positive control
46. Spezialetti Alessandro Red card 2004 : in the act
47. Trenti Guido Yellow card 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known)
48. Yakovlev Serguei
49. Pepoli Cristian

Ceramiche Panaria - Fiordo

43 years of existence, 17 cases, ie 0,4 per year

51. Figueras Giuliano Red card 2001 : positive control ; 2002 : positive control
52. O'neill Nathan Red card 2007 : positive control
53. Duma Volodimyr
54. Coppolillo Michele Yellow card 1999 : positive control (no penalty)
55. Degano Enrico
56. Perez Cuapio Julio Alberto Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
57. Romano Domenico Red card 2001 : in the act ; 2002 : confessions in 2002
58. Varriale Antonio Red card 2002 : in the act
59. Leaper Tom

Fassa Bortolo

6 years of existence, 7 cases, ie 1,17 per year

61. Baldato Fabio
62. Belli Wladimir
63. Casagrande Francesco Red card 1998 : positive control ; 1998 : positive control ; 2004 : positive control
64. Frigo Dario Red card 1996 : confessions in 2001 (sanction not known) ; 2001 : confessions in 2001 ; 2005 : judicial investigation and confessions
65. Konyshev Dimitri
66. Peron Andrea Yellow card 2001 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2004 : in the act (no penalty) ; 2011 : positive control (sanction not known)
67. Petito Roberto Yellow card 1997 : positive control (no penalty)
68. Tosatto Mauro Matteo
69. Valjavec Tadej Red card 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport

iBanesto.com

45 years of existence, 29 cases, ie 0,64 per year

71. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
72. Bruseghin Marzio Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
73. Lastras Garcia Pablo Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
74. Navas Chica David Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
75. Latasa Lasa David Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
76. Odriozola Mugarza Jon Yellow card 1997 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
77. Osa Eizaguirre Unai Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
78. Piepoli Leonardo Red card 2007 : positive control (2 times) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times)
79. Solaun Solana César Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)

Kelme - Costa Blanca

36 years of existence, 27 cases, ie 0,75 per year

81. Desbiens Laurent Red card 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1996 : positive control ; 1998 : confessions (sanction not known) ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
82. Cuenca Juan
83. Rodriguez Hernand. Alexis
84. Leon Francisco
85. Otero Gomez Gustavo-miguel
86. Lopez Torrella Joaquim
87. Manzano Jesus Yellow card 2001 : confessions in 2004 (no penalty) ; 2002 : confessions in 2004 (no penalty) ; 2003 : confessions in 2004 (no penalty)
88. Garcia Quesada Carlos
89. De Los Angeles Juan-josé

Lampre - Daikin

26 years of existence, 34 cases, ie 1,31 per year

91. Simoni Gilberto Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
92. Camenzind Oscar Red card 2004 : positive control
93. Codol Massimo Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
94. Barbero Sergio Red card 2001 : positive control
95. Piccoli Mariano Red card 1999 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 1999 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (no penalty) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2010 : police investigation ; 201x : judicial investigation (no penalty)
96. Bertoletti Simone
97. Garate Juan-manuel
98. Sciandri Maximilian Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
99. Missaglia Gabriele Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known)

Liquigas - Pata

13 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,23 per year

101. Rebellin Davide Red card 2008 : positive control
102. Honchar Sergei Red card 1999 : blood test ; 2007 : blood test
103. Zanotti Marco
104. Zanette Denis Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
105. Stangelj Gorazd Red card 2000 : positive control
106. Cattai Stefano
107. Rastelli Ellis Yellow card 1996 : fraud (sanction not known)
108. Faresin Gianni Red card 2000 : blood test
109. Marini Mirko

Lotto - Adecco

41 years of existence, 14 cases, ie 0,34 per year

111. Aerts Mario
112. Brandt Christophe
113. Blijlevens Jeroen Yellow card 1998 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 1998 : senate inquiry and confessions in 2013 (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
114. De Clercq Hans Yellow card 2001 : judicial investigation (sanction not known)
115. D'hollander Glenn
116. Eeckhout Niko
117. Van Lancker Kurt
118. Verbrugghe Rik
119. Verbrugghe Ief

Mercatone Uno - Stream TV

7 years of existence, 19 cases, ie 2,71 per year

121. Pantani Marco Red card 1993 : medical control (sanction not known) ; 1995 : medical control + poursuites judiciaires ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 1999 : blood test ; 2001 : in the act
122. Clavero Sebastian Daniel Red card 1998 : blood test ; 2001 : police investigation
123. Brignoli Ermanno Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : in the act
124. Velo Marco Red card 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control
125. Siboni Marcello Red card 2001 : in the act
126. Mondini Gianpaolo Red card 2001 : in the act
127. De Paoli Daniele Red card 2001 : in the act
128. Forconi Riccardo Red card 1998 : positive control ; 2001 : positive control
129. Borgheresi Simone Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)

Mobilvetta Design - Formaggi Trentini

10 years of existence, 16 cases, ie 1,6 per year

131. Ongarato Alberto Red card 2002 : in the act
132. Strazzer Massimo Yellow card 2001 : positive control (no penalty)
133. Di Biase Moreno
134. Murn Uros
135. Gobbi Michele
136. Miorin Devis
137. Jones Timothy Red card 1999 : blood test
138. Gonzalez-pico José-jaime Red card 2001 : in the act
139. Gualdi Domenico

O.N.C.E. - Eroski

18 years of existence, 19 cases, ie 1,06 per year

141. Olano Abraham Red card 1994 : positive control ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
142. Andrle René
143. Azevedo José Bento
144. Garcia Rodriguez Francisco-tomas Red card 2001 : positive control
145. Gonzales De Galdeano Alvaro Red card 2000 : positive control ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
146. Hruska Jan Red card 2000 : positive control ; 2006 : positive control
147. Nozal Isidro Red card 2005 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
148. Pena Miguel Angel
149. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin

Saeco Macchine da Caffè

15 years of existence, 20 cases, ie 1,33 per year

151. Cipollini Mario Yellow card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
152. Conte Biagio
153. Dufaux Laurent Red card 1998 : blood test, urine, hair, confessions in 1998
154. Mori Massimiliano Red card 2003 : fraud
155. Padrnos Pavel Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
156. Sacchi Fabio Red card 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2002 : in the act
157. Savoldelli Paolo Red card 2005 : disciplinary investigation
158. Scirea Mario Red card 2004 : in the act
159. Secchiari Francesco

Selle Italia - Pacific

30 years of existence, 27 cases, ie 0,9 per year

161. Buenahora Hernan Red card 2006 : positive control ; 2008 : positive control
162. Castelblanco Jose Red card 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : laboratory inquiry (no penalty) ; 2004 : positive control
163. Contreras Carlos-alberto
164. Gonzalez Martinez Freddy Excelino Red card 2001 : police investigation ; 2006 : positive control ; 2007 : positive control
165. Marin Ruber Red card 2001 : police investigation
166. Baliani Fortunato
167. Scarselli Leonardo
168. Tonetti Gianluca
169. Garcia Feria John Freddy

Tacconi Sport - Vini Caldirola

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

171. Di Grande Giuseppe Red card 2001 : in the act
172. Luttenberger Peter
173. Bossoni Paolo Red card 2008 : positive control
174. Borghi Ruggero
175. Ferrari Diego
176. Gerosa Mauro
177. Miceli Nicola Red card 1998 : blood test
178. Klemencic Zoran
179. Hauptman Andrej Red card 2000 : blood test

Team Colpack - Astro

7 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,43 per year

181. Bulgarelli Fabio
182. Carrara Matteo Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
183. Colleoni Michele
184. Cortinovis Alessandro
185. Gobbini Gianni
186. Lunghi Denis
187. Mateos Perez Rafael Red card 2003 : positive control
188. Mazzoleni Renzo Yellow card 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
189. Nodera Hidenori

Team Deutsche Telekom

23 years of existence, 48 cases, ie 2,09 per year

191. Ullrich Jan Red card 1995 : aveux en 2023 (no penalty) ; 1997 : confessions in 2013 (no penalty) ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 2001 : police investigation (no penalty) ; 2002 : positive control ; 2005 : judicial investigation
192. Elli Alberto Red card 2001 : in the act
193. Guerini Giuseppe
194. Hundertmarck Kai
195. Hondo Danilo Red card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2005 : 2 positive controls ; 2011 : enquête judiciaire et aveux en 2019
196. Kessler Matthias Red card 2007 : positive control
197. Livingston Kevin Yellow card 1999 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 1997 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1999 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
198. Lombardi Giovanni Yellow card 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
199. Sgambelluri Roberto Red card 2002 : positive control

Red card reports a rider who was sanctioned in a doping case
Yellow card reports a rider pinned in our doping directory but who has not been sanctioned or whose we are not aware of the possible sanction


Press review of the Giro d'Italia 2001 (Le "Blitz de San Remo")


See also