Giro d'Italia 2008 : 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
LPR BRAKES 9 7 1 1 0 0
AG2R LA MONDIALE 9 2 0 0 0 0
ASTANA 9 6 1 1 1 1
BARLOWORLD 9 1 0 0 0 0
CAISSE D'EPARGNE 9 4 0 0 0 0
COFIDIS, LE CREDIT P. TELEPHONE 9 0 0 0 0 0
CSF GROUP - NAVIGARE 8 3 2 1 0 0
EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI 9 2 0 0 0 0
FRANÇAISE DES JEUX 9 1 0 0 0 0
GEROLSTEINER 9 1 0 0 0 0
HIGH ROAD 9 1 0 0 0 0
LAMPRE 9 4 1 1 1 1
LIQUIGAS 9 2 1 1 0 0
QUICKSTEP 9 1 0 0 0 0
RABOBANK 9 2 1 1 0 0
SAUNIER DUVAL - SCOTT 9 2 1 1 1 1
S. DIQUIGIOVANNI - ANDRONI G. 9 5 1 1 0 0
SILENCE - LOTTO 9 1 1 0 0 0
SLIPSTREAM - CHIPOTLE 9 4 0 0 0 0
TEAM CSC 9 3 0 0 0 0
TEAM MILRAM 9 5 0 0 0 0
TINKOFF CREDIT SYSTEMS 9 2 0 0 0 0
Total 197 59 10 8 3 3
Pourcentage 29,95% 80% 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 statistics :



The official ranking

Ranking source : www.gazzetta.it (02/06/2008)

  1. Contador Alberto in 00'00'' - 2010 : positive control
  2. Ricco Riccardoh - 2001 : positive control ; 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times), confessions, fréquentation non-autorisée avec des personnes radiées par la justice sportive ; 2011 : sickness ; 2015 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  3. Bruseghin Marzioh - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  4. Pellizotti Francoh - 2010 : biological passport
  5. Menchov Denish - 2012 : biological passport
  6. Sella Emanueleh - 2008 : positive control and confessions
  7. Van Den Broeck Jurgenh
  8. Di Luca Daniloh - 199x : confessions in 2014 ; 2004 : in the act ; 2007 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control (2 times) ; 2013 : positive control, confessions in 2014
  9. Pozzovivo Domenicoh
  10. Simoni Gilbertoh - 1998 : blood test ; 2002 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
  11. Nibali Vincenzoh
  12. Baliani Fortunatoh
  13. Valjavec Tadejh - 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport
  14. Larsson Gustav Erikh
  15. Savoldelli Paoloh - 2005 : disciplinary investigation
  16. Cardenas Felixh
  17. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquinh
  18. Leipheimer Levih - 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : confessions in 2012
  19. Bettini Paoloh
  20. Ardila Cano Mauricio Albertoh - 2003 : positive control
  21. Miholjevic Vladimirh
  22. Bosisio Gabrieleh - 2009 : positive control
  23. Szmyd Sylvesterh
  24. Laverde Jimenez Luis Felipeh
  25. Colom Antonioh - 2009 : positive control
  26. Serpa Perez Jose Rodolfoh
  27. Le Boulanger Yoannh
  28. Sorensen Chrish - 2009 : no location communication
  29. Petrov Evguenih - 2005 : positive control
  30. Lloyd Matthewh
  31. Karpets Vladimirh
  32. Golcer Jureh - 2004 : positive control
  33. Tonti Andreah
  34. Sorensen Nickih - 2004 : confessions in 2015 (no penalty)
  35. Kiryienka Vasilih
  36. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luish
  37. Garate Juan-manuelh
  38. Van Huffel Wimh
  39. Noe Andreah
  40. De Greef Francish
  41. Spezialetti Alessandroh - 2004 : in the act
  42. Visconti Giovannih - 2010 : confessions in 2012
  43. Ivanov Ruslanh
  44. Possoni Morrish
  45. Gusev Vladimirh - 2008 : internal control
  46. Nardello Danieleh
  47. Mazzanti Lucah
  48. Spilak Simonh - 2005 : positive control
  49. Rujano Guillen Joséh - 2003 : positive control ; 2009 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  50. Veikkanen Jussih - 2001 : positive control
  51. Frohlinger Johannesh
  52. Vandevelde Christianh - 1999 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012
  53. Voigt Jensh
  54. Velasco Murillo Ibanh - 2004 : positive control
  55. Iglinskiy Maximh - 2014 : positive control
  56. Nocentini Rinaldoh - 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
  57. Pietropolli Danieleh
  58. Canada Davidh
  59. Kozontchuk Dmitryh
  60. Hesjedal Ryderh - 2003 : confessions in 2013 (sanction not known)
  61. Ochoa Carlos Joséh
  62. Blaudzun Michaelh
  63. Loosli Davidh
  64. Lastras Garcia Pabloh - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  65. Pinotti Marcoh
  66. Mizourov Andreih
  67. Perez Arango Marlon Alirioh - 2012 : positive control
  68. Efimkin Vladimirh
  69. Wegelius Charleyh
  70. Bennati Danieleh - 2005 : positive control
  71. Missaglia Gabrieleh - 2001 : in the act (sanction not known) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  72. Perez Lezaun Alanh
  73. Seeldrayers Kevinh
  74. Irizar Aranburu Markelh
  75. Camano Ortuzar Ikerh
  76. Perez Cuapio Julio Albertoh - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  77. Eltink Theoh
  78. Martens Paulh
  79. Deignan Philiph
  80. Zabel Erikh - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  81. Horrach Ripoll Joanh
  82. Roy Jérémyh
  83. Ermetti Giairoh - 2003 : positive control
  84. Gavazzi Francescoh
  85. Jégou Lilianh
  86. Vanotti Alessandroh
  87. Velo Marcoh - 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control
  88. Bailetti Paoloh
  89. Bertolini Alessandroh - 1997 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2000 : blood test (sanction not known)
  90. Sonnery Blaiseh
  91. Gasparotto Enricoh
  92. Mangel Laurenth
  93. Millar Davidh - 2003 : confessions in 2004
  94. Mccartney Jasonh
  95. Cummings Stevenh
  96. Bazayev Assanh - 2009 : no location communication
  97. Dall'antonia Tizianoh
  98. Capecchi Erosh
  99. Schwab Huberth
  100. Rabon Frantisekh
  101. Lund Andersh
  102. Illiano Raffaeleh - 2004 : positive control ; 2011 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  103. Hondo Daniloh - 2001 : police investigation ; 2005 : 2 positive controls ; 2011 : enquête judiciaire et aveux en 2019 (sanction not known)
  104. Engels Addyh
  105. Benitez Roman José Albertoh
  106. Krivtsov Yuriyh
  107. Hansen Adamh
  108. Baldato Fabioh
  109. Klimov Sergueih
  110. Monier Damienh
  111. Perget Mathieuh
  112. Levarlet Guillaumeh
  113. Trussov Nikolaih
  114. Facci Mauroh
  115. Lowik Gerbenh
  116. Devenyns Driesh
  117. Thomas Gerainth
  118. Usov Alexandreh
  119. De Groot Bramh
  120. Buffaz Mickaelh
  121. Rousseau Nicolash
  122. Carlström Kjellh
  123. Serov Alexanderh
  124. Chiarini Riccardoh - 2014 : positive control
  125. Scognamiglio Carloh
  126. Hartmann Nicolash
  127. Martin Tonyh
  128. Jurco Matejh
  129. Ongarato Albertoh - 2002 : in the act
  130. Krauss Svenh
  131. Cavendish Markh
  132. Greipel Andréh
  133. Wiggins Bradleyh
  134. Huguet Yannh
  135. Gudsell Timothyh
  136. Pate Dannyh
  137. Agirre Aseginolaza Josuh
  138. Gates Nickh
  139. Ignatiev Mikhailh
  140. Eichler Markush



The alternative ranking

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

  1. Van Den Broeck Jurgen
  2. Pozzovivo Domenico
  3. Nibali Vincenzo
  4. Baliani Fortunato
  5. Larsson Gustav Erik
  6. Cardenas Felix
  7. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin
  8. Bettini Paolo
  9. Miholjevic Vladimir
  10. Szmyd Sylvester
  11. Laverde Jimenez Luis Felipe
  12. Serpa Perez Jose Rodolfo
  13. Le Boulanger Yoann
  14. Lloyd Matthew
  15. Karpets Vladimir
  16. Tonti Andrea
  17. Kiryienka Vasili
  18. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luis
  19. Garate Juan-manuel
  20. Van Huffel Wim
  21. Noe Andrea
  22. De Greef Francis
  23. Ivanov Ruslan
  24. Possoni Morris
  25. Nardello Daniele
  26. Mazzanti Luca
  27. Frohlinger Johannes
  28. Voigt Jens
  29. Pietropolli Daniele
  30. Canada David
  31. Kozontchuk Dmitry
  32. Ochoa Carlos José
  33. Blaudzun Michael
  34. Loosli David
  35. Pinotti Marco
  36. Mizourov Andrei
  37. Efimkin Vladimir
  38. Wegelius Charley
  39. Perez Lezaun Alan
  40. Seeldrayers Kevin
  41. Irizar Aranburu Markel
  42. Camano Ortuzar Iker
  43. Eltink Theo
  44. Martens Paul
  45. Deignan Philip
  46. Horrach Ripoll Joan
  47. Roy Jérémy
  48. Gavazzi Francesco
  49. Jégou Lilian
  50. Vanotti Alessandro
  51. Bailetti Paolo
  52. Sonnery Blaise
  53. Gasparotto Enrico
  54. Mangel Laurent
  55. Mccartney Jason
  56. Cummings Steven
  57. Dall'antonia Tiziano
  58. Capecchi Eros
  59. Schwab Hubert
  60. Rabon Frantisek
  61. Lund Anders
  62. Engels Addy
  63. Benitez Roman José Alberto
  64. Krivtsov Yuriy
  65. Hansen Adam
  66. Baldato Fabio
  67. Klimov Serguei
  68. Monier Damien
  69. Perget Mathieu
  70. Levarlet Guillaume
  71. Trussov Nikolai
  72. Facci Mauro
  73. Lowik Gerben
  74. Devenyns Dries
  75. Thomas Geraint
  76. Usov Alexandre
  77. De Groot Bram
  78. Buffaz Mickael
  79. Rousseau Nicolas
  80. Carlström Kjell
  81. Serov Alexander
  82. Scognamiglio Carlo
  83. Hartmann Nicolas
  84. Martin Tony
  85. Jurco Matej
  86. Krauss Sven
  87. Cavendish Mark
  88. Greipel André
  89. Wiggins Bradley
  90. Huguet Yann
  91. Gudsell Timothy
  92. Pate Danny
  93. Agirre Aseginolaza Josu
  94. Gates Nick
  95. Ignatiev Mikhail
  96. Eichler Markus



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

LPR BRAKES

1. Di Luca Danilo - 199x : confessions in 2014 ; 2004 : in the act ; 2007 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control (2 times) ; 2013 : positive control, confessions in 2014
2. Bailetti Paolo
3. Bosisio Gabriele - 2009 : positive control
4. Chiarini Riccardo - 2014 : positive control
5. Ermetti Giairo - 2003 : positive control
6. Golcer Jure - 2004 : positive control
7. Pietropolli Daniele
8. Savoldelli Paolo - 2005 : disciplinary investigation
9. Spezialetti Alessandro - 2004 : in the act

AG2R LA MONDIALE

28 years of existence, 17 cases, ie 0,61 per year

11. Valjavec Tadej - 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport
12. Deignan Philip
13. Mandri Rene
14. Mangel Laurent
15. Nocentini Rinaldo - 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
16. Rousseau Nicolas
17. Sonnery Blaise
18. Usov Alexandre
19. Krivtsov Yuriy

ASTANA

13 years of existence, 16 cases, ie 1,23 per year

21. Leipheimer Levi - 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : confessions in 2012
22. Contador Alberto - 2010 : positive control
23. Gusev Vladimir - 2008 : internal control
24. Colom Antonio - 2009 : positive control
25. Iglinskiy Maxim - 2014 : positive control
26. Muravyev Dimitri
27. Mizourov Andrei
28. Kloden Andreas
29. Bazayev Assan - 2009 : no location communication

BARLOWORLD

7 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,29 per year

31. Bellotti Francesco
32. Calcagni Patrick
33. Cardenas Felix
34. Cummings Steven
35. Gasparotto Enrico
36. Pfannberger Christian - 2004 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
37. Scognamiglio Carlo
38. Soler Hernandez Mauricio
39. Thomas Geraint

CAISSE D'EPARGNE

40 years of existence, 29 cases, ie 0,72 per year

41. Perez Arango Marlon Alirio - 2012 : positive control
42. Horrach Ripoll Joan
43. Karpets Vladimir
44. Lastras Garcia Pablo - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
45. Perez Sanchez Francisco Jr - 2003 : positive control (2 times)
46. Perget Mathieu
47. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin
48. Rujano Guillen José - 2003 : positive control ; 2009 : police investigation (sanction not known)
49. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luis

COFIDIS, LE CREDIT P. TELEPHONE

24 years of existence, 21 cases, ie 0,88 per year

51. Buffaz Mickael
52. Duclos-lassalle Hervé
53. Fernandez Bustinza Bingen
54. Hartmann Nicolas
55. Zampieri Steve
56. Huguet Yann
57. Monier Damien
58. Nuyens Nick
59. Verbrugghe Rik

CSF GROUP - NAVIGARE

38 years of existence, 16 cases, ie 0,42 per year

61. Sella Emanuele - 2008 : positive control and confessions
62. Baliani Fortunato
64. Laverde Jimenez Luis Felipe
65. Perez Cuapio Julio Alberto - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
66. Savini Filippo
67. Priamo Matteo - 2008 : disciplinary investigation
68. Dall'antonia Tiziano
69. Pozzovivo Domenico

EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI

20 years of existence, 13 cases, ie 0,65 per year

71. Agirre Aseginolaza Josu
72. Aperribay Aranda Lander
73. Fernandez De Larrea Perez De San Roman Koldo
74. Galdos Alonso Aitor
75. Galparsoro Martinez Dionisio
76. Irizar Aranburu Markel
77. Landaluze Inigo - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2009 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
78. Perez Lezaun Alan
79. Velasco Murillo Iban - 2004 : positive control

FRANÇAISE DES JEUX

23 years of existence, 9 cases, ie 0,39 per year

81. Cherel Mickaël
82. Gudsell Timothy
83. Hutarovich Yauheni
84. Jégou Lilian
85. Le Boulanger Yoann
86. Levarlet Guillaume
87. Roy Jérémy
88. Stubbe Tom
89. Veikkanen Jussi - 2001 : positive control

GEROLSTEINER

12 years of existence, 13 cases, ie 1,08 per year

91. Forster Robert
92. Fothen Thomas
93. Frohlinger Johannes
94. Gatto Oscar
95. Krauss Sven
96. Moletta Andrea
97. Ordowski Volker
98. Rebellin Davide - 2008 : positive control
99. Russ Matthias

HIGH ROAD

101. Cavendish Mark
102. Greipel André
103. Hansen Adam
104. Martin Tony
105. Pinotti Marco
106. Possoni Morris
107. Rabon Frantisek
108. Sivtsov Kanstantsin - 2018 : positive control
109. Wiggins Bradley

LAMPRE

26 years of existence, 30 cases, ie 1,15 per year

111. Bruseghin Marzio - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
112. Bossoni Paolo - 2008 : positive control
113. Baldato Fabio
114. Loosli David
115. Szmyd Sylvester
116. Spilak Simon - 2005 : positive control
117. Lorenzetto Mircoze
118. Santambrogio Mauro - 2010 : affaire lampre (no penalty) ; 2013 : positive control ; 2014 : positive control
119. Gavazzi Francesco

LIQUIGAS

10 years of existence, 7 cases, ie 0,7 per year

121. Bennati Daniele - 2005 : positive control
122. Carlström Kjell
123. Cataldo Dario
124. Miholjevic Vladimir
125. Nibali Vincenzo
126. Noe Andrea
127. Pellizotti Franco - 2010 : biological passport
128. Vanotti Alessandro
129. Wegelius Charley

QUICKSTEP

27 years of existence, 25 cases, ie 0,93 per year

131. Bettini Paolo
132. Efimkin Vladimir
133. Engels Addy
134. Facci Mauro
135. Garate Juan-manuel
136. Schwab Hubert
137. Seeldrayers Kevin
138. Tonti Andrea
139. Visconti Giovanni - 2010 : confessions in 2012

RABOBANK

36 years of existence, 14 cases, ie 0,39 per year

141. Ardila Cano Mauricio Alberto - 2003 : positive control
142. Brown Graeme Allen
143. De Groot Bram
144. Eltink Theo
145. Hayman Matthew
146. Kozontchuk Dmitry
147. Lowik Gerben
148. Martens Paul
149. Menchov Denis - 2012 : biological passport

SAUNIER DUVAL - SCOTT

8 years of existence, 11 cases, ie 1,38 per year

151. Ricco Riccardo - 2001 : positive control ; 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times), confessions, fréquentation non-autorisée avec des personnes radiées par la justice sportive ; 2011 : sickness ; 2015 : police investigation (sanction not known)
152. Benitez Roman José Alberto
153. Belohvosciks Raivis
154. Capecchi Eros
155. Canada David
156. Capelli Ermanno
157. Camano Ortuzar Iker
158. Pagliarini Mendoca Luciano André
159. Piepoli Leonardo - 2007 : positive control (2 times) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times)

S. DIQUIGIOVANNI - ANDRONI G.

161. Simoni Gilberto - 1998 : blood test ; 2002 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
162. Bertolini Alessandro - 1997 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2000 : blood test (sanction not known)
163. Hondo Danilo - 2001 : police investigation ; 2005 : 2 positive controls ; 2011 : enquête judiciaire et aveux en 2019 (sanction not known)
164. Illiano Raffaele - 2004 : positive control ; 2011 : police investigation (sanction not known)
165. Ivanov Ruslan
166. Missaglia Gabriele - 2001 : in the act (sanction not known) ; 2005 : police investigation (sanction not known)
167. Nardello Daniele
168. Ochoa Carlos José
169. Serpa Perez Jose Rodolfo

SILENCE - LOTTO

36 years of existence, 14 cases, ie 0,39 per year

171. Steurs Geert - 2004 : positive control
172. Cornu Dominique
173. De Greef Francis
174. Devenyns Dries
175. Gates Nick
176. Lloyd Matthew
177. Mcewen Robbie
178. Van Den Broeck Jurgen
179. Van Huffel Wim

SLIPSTREAM - CHIPOTLE

181. Backstedt Magnus
182. Dean Julian
183. Hesjedal Ryder - 2003 : confessions in 2013 (sanction not known)
184. Millar David - 2003 : confessions in 2004
185. Mc Carty Jonathan Patrick
186. Pate Danny
187. Sutton Christopher
188. Vandevelde Christian - 1999 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012
189. Zabriskie David - 2003 : confessions in 2012

TEAM CSC

19 years of existence, 13 cases, ie 0,68 per year

191. Lund Anders
192. Mcgee Bradley
193. Sorensen Chris - 2009 : no location communication
194. Larsson Gustav Erik
195. Mccartney Jason
196. Voigt Jens
197. Blaudzun Michael
198. Sorensen Nicki - 2004 : confessions in 2015 (no penalty)
199. O'grady Stuart - 1998 : senate inquiry and confessions in 2013 (no penalty)

TEAM MILRAM

5 years of existence, 5 cases, ie 1 per year

201. Zabel Erik - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
202. Astarloa Igor - 2008 : blood control ; 2009 : biological passport
203. Eichler Markus
204. Ghisalberti Sergio
205. Jurco Matej
206. Ongarato Alberto - 2002 : in the act
207. Poitschke Enrico - 2004 : positive control
208. Sabatini Fabio
209. Velo Marco - 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control

TINKOFF CREDIT SYSTEMS

211. Petrov Evgueni - 2005 : positive control
212. Kiryienka Vasili
213. Mazzanti Luca
214. Loddo Alberto - 2003 : positive control
215. Ignatiev Mikhail
216. Trussov Nikolai
217. Brutt Pavel
218. Klimov Serguei
219. Serov Alexander



See also