Tour de France 2008 : the real numbers of doping

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Last update : 13/06/2019

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
SILENCE - LOTTO 2 0 0 0 0 0
TEAM CSC SAXO BANK 9 4 2 1 1 0
EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI 9 2 1 1 0 0
CAISSE D'EPARGNE 9 2 1 1 0 0
TEAM COLUMBIA 9 2 1 0 0 0
BARLOWORLD 9 2 0 0 0 0
LIQUIGAS 9 3 0 0 0 0
LAMPRE 9 4 0 0 0 0
CREDIT AGRICOLE 9 1 0 0 0 0
QUICK STEP 9 2 0 0 0 0
AG2R-LA MONDIALE 9 2 1 1 0 0
GEROLSTEINER 9 3 1 1 1 1
AGRITUBEL 9 3 0 0 0 0
RABOBANK 9 1 1 1 0 0
BOUYGUES TELECOM 9 2 0 0 0 0
TEAM MILRAM 9 2 0 0 0 0
FRANCAISE DES JEUX 9 1 0 0 0 0
SAUNIER DUVAL - SCOTT 9 3 0 0 0 0
COFIDIS CREDIT PAR TELEPHONE 9 1 0 0 0 0
GARMIN CHIPOTLE 9 3 1 1 0 0
SILENCE - LOTTO 7 3 1 0 1 0
Total 180 46 10 7 3 1
Pourcentage 25,56% 70% 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.letour.fr (07/08/2008)

  1. Sastre Carlos in 87h52'52''
  2. Evans Cadel at 00'58''
  3. Kohl Bernhard at 01'13'' - 2005 : confessions in 2009 (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times) ; 2008 : positive control (no penalty)
  4. Menchov Denis at 02'10'' - 2012 : biological passport
  5. Vandevelde Christian at 03'05'' - 1999 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012
  6. Schleck Frank at 04'28'' - 2006 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 2012 : positive control
  7. Sanchez Gonzalez Samuel at 06'25'' - 2017 : positive control
  8. Kirchen Kim at 06'55''
  9. Valverde Alejandro at 07'12'' - 2006 : judicial investigation
  10. Valjavec Tadej at 09'05'' - 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport
  11. Efimkin Vladimir at 09'55''
  12. Schleck Andy at 11'32''
  13. Kreuziger Roman at 12'59'' - 2011 : biological passport (no penalty)
  14. Casar Sandy at 19'23''
  15. Moinard Amaël at 23'31''
  16. Astarloza Chaurreau Mikel at 23'40'' - 2009 : positive control
  17. Sivtsov Kanstantsin at 24'55'' - 2018 : positive control
  18. Botcharov Alexandre at 27'11''
  19. Fofonov Dimitri at 28'31'' - 2008 : positive controls (2 times)
  20. Nibali Vincenzo at 28'33''
  21. Goubert Stéphane at 31'50''
  22. Ten Dam Laurens at 32'59''
  23. Monfort Maxime at 35'41''
  24. Popovych Yaroslav at 36'24''
  25. Schumacher Stefan at 37'20'' - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2007 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control ; 2008 : positive control
  26. Szmyd Sylvester at 44'43''
  27. Bruseghin Marzio at 45'19'' - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  28. Dessel Cyril at 46'31''
  29. Knees Christian at 47'43''
  30. Arroyo Duran David at 48'23''
  31. Aerts Mario at 48'58''
  32. Fedrigo Pierrick at 50'19''
  33. Fothen Markus at 1h01'04'' - 2004 : positive control (no penalty)
  34. Moerenhout Koos at 1h05'38''
  35. Hincapie George at 1h08'15'' - 1996 : confessions in 2012
  36. Carrara Matteo at 1h09'25'' - 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
  37. Voigt Jens at 1h11'55''
  38. Pineau Jérôme at 1h12'58''
  39. Gonzalo Ramirez Eduardo at 1h20'06''
  40. Le Mével Christophe at 1h20'24''
  41. Lövkvist Thomas at 1h25'27''
  42. Moncoutié David at 1h26'22''
  43. Zabel Erik at 1h26'40'' - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  44. Velo Marco at 1h26'42'' - 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control
  45. Zubeldia Haimar at 1h27'00''
  46. Gustov Volodymir at 1h29'59'' - 2002 : positive control
  47. Hesjedal Ryder at 1h33'22'' - 2003 : confessions in 2013 (sanction not known)
  48. Augustyn John-lee at 1h36'21''
  49. Tiralongo Paolo at 1h36'57''
  50. Martinez De Esteban Egoi at 1h37'00''
  51. Lopez Garcia David at 1h39'37''
  52. Txurruka Ansola Amets at 1h41'59''
  53. Duque Leonardo Fabio at 1h44'24''
  54. Tschopp Johann at 1h47'22''
  55. Dupont Hubert at 1h47'24''
  56. Gutierrez Palacios José Ivan at 1h48'27''
  57. Arvesen Kurt-asle at 1h49'40''
  58. Velits Peter at 1h49'49''
  59. Di Gregorio Rémy at 1h49'54'' - 2012 : police investigation ; 2018 : positive control
  60. Tankink Bram at 1h50'24''
  61. Chavanel Sylvain at 1h54'25''
  62. Sanchez Gil Luis Leon at 1h55'39'' - 2006 : internal inquiry
  63. Weening Pieter at 1h55'52''
  64. Vogondy Nicolas at 1h56'04''
  65. Cancellara Fabian at 1h57'09''
  66. Portal Nicolas at 1h58'16''
  67. Pozzato Filippo at 1h59'13'' - 2012 : disciplinary investigation (sanction not known)
  68. Millar David at 1h59'39'' - 2003 : confessions in 2004
  69. Posthuma Joost at 2h05'10''
  70. Freire Oscar at 2h05'46''
  71. Elmiger Martin at 2h06'21''
  72. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis at 2h07'33'' - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  73. Verdugo Marcotegui Gorka at 2h08'23''
  74. Le Boulanger Yoann at 2h08'50''
  75. Lang Sebastian at 2h09'23''
  76. Fischer Antonio Murilo at 2h13'03''
  77. Lowe Trent at 2h13'41''
  78. Vandewalle Jurgen at 2h13'50''
  79. Gerrans Simon at 2h14'25''
  80. Pauriol Rémi at 2h16'33''
  81. Le Lay David at 2h16'43''
  82. Vaugrenard Benoît at 2h19'33''
  83. Cioni David-dario at 2h20'49'' - 2004 : positive control
  84. Froome Christopher Clive at 2h22'33'' - 2017 : positive control (no penalty)
  85. Lequatre Geoffroy at 2h23'04''
  86. Lefèvre Laurent at 2h23'16''
  87. Van Summeren Johan at 2h27'04''
  88. Cheula Giampaolo at 2h30'12''
  89. Barredo Llamazales Carlos at 2h30'36''
  90. Clement Stef at 2h32'19''
  91. Perez Moreno Ruben at 2h33'55''
  92. Marzano Marco at 2h34'08''
  93. Scholz Ronny at 2h34'12''
  94. Ballan Alessandro at 2h35'08'' - 2009 : judicial investigation
  95. Pate Danny at 2h36'29''
  96. Tosatto Mauro Matteo at 2h38'07''
  97. Voeckler Thomas at 2h38'13''
  98. Rosseler Sébastien at 2h39'58''
  99. Hushovd Thor at 2h45'20''
  100. Schroder Bjorn at 2h48'33''
  101. Florencio Cabre Xavier at 2h53'51'' - 2010 : internal control
  102. Bonnet William at 2h55'29''
  103. Oroz Ugalde Juan José at 2h56'12''
  104. Isasi Flores Inaki at 2h57'44''
  105. Muller Martin at 2h58'31''
  106. Ciolek Gerald at 2h58'34''
  107. Hunter Robert at 3h04'02''
  108. Hansen Adam at 3h04'52''
  109. O'grady Stuart at 3h07'46'' - 1998 : senate inquiry and confessions in 2013 (no penalty)
  110. Dean Julian at 3h07'57''
  111. Steegmans Gert at 3h08'23''
  112. Gilbert Philippe at 3h09'56''
  113. Willems Frederik at 3h13'38''
  114. Dumoulin Samuel at 3h14'37''
  115. Coyot Arnaud at 3h15'53''
  116. Forster Robert at 3h16'11''
  117. Bono Matteo at 3h16'36''
  118. Sorensen Nicki at 3h17'01'' - 2004 : confessions in 2015 (no penalty)
  119. Brard Florent at 3h17'45'' - 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
  120. Burghardt Marcus at 3h20'28''
  121. Roy Jérémy at 3h21'32''
  122. Mcewen Robbie at 3h22'36''
  123. Grabsch Ralf at 3h23'17''
  124. Hoste Leif at 3h23'53'' - 2012 : biological passport
  125. De Jongh Steven at 3h24'08'' - 1998 : judicial investigation and confessions
  126. Haussler Heinrich at 3h25'34''
  127. Righi Daniele at 3h26'16''
  128. Kuchynski Aliaksandr at 3h26'47''
  129. Lancaster Brett at 3h27'29''
  130. Quinziato Manuel at 3h28'03''
  131. Langeveld Sebastian at 3h28'07''
  132. Gérard Arnaud at 3h30'00''
  133. Frischkorn William at 3h30'47''
  134. Maaskant Martijn at 3h31'30''
  135. Bichot Freddy at 3h32'25'' - 2002 : positive control
  136. Terpstra Niki at 3h33'40''
  137. Riblon Christophe at 3h35'24''
  138. Engoulvent Jimmy at 3h35'30''
  139. Augé Stéphane at 3h35'52''
  140. Mori Massimiliano at 3h37'22'' - 2003 : fraud
  141. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente at 3h39'48''
  142. Sprick Matthieu at 3h48'18''
  143. Krauss Sven at 3h51'55''
  144. Eisel Bernhard at 3h54'52''
  145. Vansevenant Wim at 3h55'45'' - 1997 : positive control ; 2011 : border control (sanction not known)



The alternative ranking

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

  1. Sastre Carlos
  2. Evans Cadel
  3. Kirchen Kim
  4. Efimkin Vladimir
  5. Schleck Andy
  6. Casar Sandy
  7. Moinard Amaël
  8. Botcharov Alexandre
  9. Nibali Vincenzo
  10. Goubert Stéphane
  11. Ten Dam Laurens
  12. Monfort Maxime
  13. Popovych Yaroslav
  14. Szmyd Sylvester
  15. Dessel Cyril
  16. Knees Christian
  17. Arroyo Duran David
  18. Aerts Mario
  19. Fedrigo Pierrick
  20. Moerenhout Koos
  21. Voigt Jens
  22. Pineau Jérôme
  23. Gonzalo Ramirez Eduardo
  24. Le Mével Christophe
  25. Lövkvist Thomas
  26. Moncoutié David
  27. Zubeldia Haimar
  28. Augustyn John-lee
  29. Tiralongo Paolo
  30. Martinez De Esteban Egoi
  31. Lopez Garcia David
  32. Txurruka Ansola Amets
  33. Duque Leonardo Fabio
  34. Tschopp Johann
  35. Dupont Hubert
  36. Gutierrez Palacios José Ivan
  37. Arvesen Kurt-asle
  38. Velits Peter
  39. Tankink Bram
  40. Chavanel Sylvain
  41. Weening Pieter
  42. Vogondy Nicolas
  43. Cancellara Fabian
  44. Portal Nicolas
  45. Posthuma Joost
  46. Freire Oscar
  47. Elmiger Martin
  48. Verdugo Marcotegui Gorka
  49. Le Boulanger Yoann
  50. Lang Sebastian
  51. Fischer Antonio Murilo
  52. Lowe Trent
  53. Vandewalle Jurgen
  54. Gerrans Simon
  55. Pauriol Rémi
  56. Le Lay David
  57. Vaugrenard Benoît
  58. Lequatre Geoffroy
  59. Lefèvre Laurent
  60. Van Summeren Johan
  61. Cheula Giampaolo
  62. Barredo Llamazales Carlos
  63. Clement Stef
  64. Perez Moreno Ruben
  65. Marzano Marco
  66. Scholz Ronny
  67. Pate Danny
  68. Tosatto Mauro Matteo
  69. Voeckler Thomas
  70. Rosseler Sébastien
  71. Hushovd Thor
  72. Schroder Bjorn
  73. Bonnet William
  74. Oroz Ugalde Juan José
  75. Isasi Flores Inaki
  76. Muller Martin
  77. Ciolek Gerald
  78. Hunter Robert
  79. Hansen Adam
  80. Dean Julian
  81. Steegmans Gert
  82. Gilbert Philippe
  83. Willems Frederik
  84. Dumoulin Samuel
  85. Coyot Arnaud
  86. Forster Robert
  87. Bono Matteo
  88. Burghardt Marcus
  89. Roy Jérémy
  90. Mcewen Robbie
  91. Grabsch Ralf
  92. Haussler Heinrich
  93. Righi Daniele
  94. Kuchynski Aliaksandr
  95. Lancaster Brett
  96. Quinziato Manuel
  97. Langeveld Sebastian
  98. Gérard Arnaud
  99. Frischkorn William
  100. Maaskant Martijn
  101. Terpstra Niki
  102. Riblon Christophe
  103. Engoulvent Jimmy
  104. Augé Stéphane
  105. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente
  106. Sprick Matthieu
  107. Krauss Sven
  108. Eisel Bernhard



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

SILENCE - LOTTO

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

8,33333333333333E-02. Aerts Mario
0,791666666666667. Popovych Yaroslav

TEAM CSC SAXO BANK

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

11. Sastre Carlos
12. Arvesen Kurt-asle
13. Cancellara Fabian
14. Gustov Volodymir - 2002 : positive control
15. O'grady Stuart - 1998 : senate inquiry and confessions in 2013 (no penalty)
16. Schleck Andy
17. Schleck Frank - 2006 : judicial investigation (no penalty) ; 2012 : positive control
18. Sorensen Nicki - 2004 : confessions in 2015 (no penalty)
19. Voigt Jens

EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI

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

21. Zubeldia Haimar
22. Astarloza Chaurreau Mikel - 2009 : positive control
23. Isasi Flores Inaki
24. Martinez De Esteban Egoi
25. Oroz Ugalde Juan José
26. Perez Moreno Ruben
27. Sanchez Gonzalez Samuel - 2017 : positive control
28. Txurruka Ansola Amets
29. Verdugo Marcotegui Gorka

CAISSE D'EPARGNE

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

31. Valverde Alejandro - 2006 : judicial investigation
32. Arroyo Duran David
33. Coyot Arnaud
34. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente
35. Gutierrez Palacios José Ivan
36. Lopez Garcia David
37. Pereiro Oscar
38. Portal Nicolas
39. Sanchez Gil Luis Leon - 2006 : internal inquiry

TEAM COLUMBIA

41. Kirchen Kim
42. Burghardt Marcus
43. Cavendish Mark
44. Ciolek Gerald
45. Eisel Bernhard
46. Hansen Adam
47. Hincapie George - 1996 : confessions in 2012
48. Lövkvist Thomas
49. Sivtsov Kanstantsin - 2018 : positive control

BARLOWORLD

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

51. Soler Hernandez Mauricio
52. Augustyn John-lee
53. Cardenas Felix
54. Cheula Giampaolo
55. Cooke Baden
56. Duenas Nevado Moises - 2008 : positive control
57. Froome Christopher Clive - 2017 : positive control (no penalty)
58. Hunter Robert
59. Longo Borghini Paolo

LIQUIGAS

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

61. Pozzato Filippo - 2012 : disciplinary investigation (sanction not known)
62. Beltran Manuel - 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty) ; 1999 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1999 : laboratory inquiry (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control
63. Chicchi Francesco
64. Fischer Antonio Murilo
65. Kreuziger Roman - 2011 : biological passport (no penalty)
66. Kuchynski Aliaksandr
67. Nibali Vincenzo
68. Quinziato Manuel
69. Willems Frederik

LAMPRE

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

71. Cunego Damiano - 2008 : too late at control (sanction not known)
72. Ballan Alessandro - 2009 : judicial investigation
73. Bono Matteo
74. Bruseghin Marzio - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
75. Marzano Marco
76. Mori Massimiliano - 2003 : fraud
77. Righi Daniele
78. Szmyd Sylvester
79. Tiralongo Paolo

CREDIT AGRICOLE

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

81. Hushovd Thor
82. Bonnet William
83. Botcharov Alexandre
84. Engoulvent Jimmy
85. Fofonov Dimitri - 2008 : positive controls (2 times)
86. Gerrans Simon
87. Le Mével Christophe
88. Pauriol Rémi
89. Renshaw Mark

QUICK STEP

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

91. Devolder Stijn
92. Barredo Llamazales Carlos
93. Carrara Matteo - 2001 : in the act (sanction not known)
94. De Jongh Steven - 1998 : judicial investigation and confessions
95. Facci Mauro
96. Rosseler Sébastien
97. Steegmans Gert
98. Tosatto Mauro Matteo
99. Vandewalle Jurgen

AG2R-LA MONDIALE

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

101. Dessel Cyril
102. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
103. Dupont Hubert
104. Efimkin Vladimir
105. Elmiger Martin
106. Gadret John
107. Goubert Stéphane
108. Riblon Christophe
109. Valjavec Tadej - 2009 : absence to control (no penalty) ; 2010 : biological passport

GEROLSTEINER

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

111. Schumacher Stefan - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2007 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control ; 2008 : positive control
112. Forster Robert
113. Fothen Markus - 2004 : positive control (no penalty)
114. Haussler Heinrich
115. Kohl Bernhard - 2005 : confessions in 2009 (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times) ; 2008 : positive control (no penalty)
116. Krauss Sven
117. Lang Sebastian
118. Scholz Ronny
119. Wegmann Fabian

AGRITUBEL

5 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,6 per year

121. Moreau Christophe - 1996 : confessions in 1998 ; 1998 : positive control ; 1998 : blood test, urine, hair, confessions (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control
122. Bichot Freddy - 2002 : positive control
123. Casper Jimmy - 2007 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control (no penalty)
124. Feillu Romain
125. Gonzalo Ramirez Eduardo
126. Jalabert Nicolas
127. Le Lay David
128. Lequatre Geoffroy
129. Vogondy Nicolas

RABOBANK

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

131. Menchov Denis - 2012 : biological passport
132. Flecha Giannoni Juan Antonio
133. Freire Oscar
134. Langeveld Sebastian
135. Moerenhout Koos
136. Posthuma Joost
137. Tankink Bram
138. Ten Dam Laurens
139. Weening Pieter

BOUYGUES TELECOM

20 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,15 per year

141. Fedrigo Pierrick
142. Clement Stef
143. Florencio Cabre Xavier - 2010 : internal control
144. Lefèvre Laurent
145. Pineau Jérôme
146. Sprick Matthieu
147. Trofimov Yuri - 2016 : positive control
148. Tschopp Johann
149. Voeckler Thomas

TEAM MILRAM

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

151. Zabel Erik - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
152. Grabsch Ralf
153. Knees Christian
154. Lancaster Brett
155. Muller Martin
156. Schroder Bjorn
157. Terpstra Niki
158. Velits Peter
159. Velo Marco - 1994 : positive control ; 1999 : positive control ; 2000 : positive control

FRANCAISE DES JEUX

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

161. Casar Sandy
162. Chavanel Sébastien
163. Di Gregorio Rémy - 2012 : police investigation ; 2018 : positive control
164. Gérard Arnaud
165. Gilbert Philippe
166. Jégou Lilian
167. Le Boulanger Yoann
168. Roy Jérémy
169. Vaugrenard Benoît

SAUNIER DUVAL - SCOTT

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

171. 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)
172. Bertogliati Rubens
173. Cobo Acebo Juan Jose - 2011 : biological passport
174. De La Fuente Rasilla David
175. Del Nero Montes Jesus
176. Gomez Gomez Angel Luis
177. Jufre Pou Josep
178. Passeron Aurélien
179. Piepoli Leonardo - 2007 : positive control (2 times) ; 2008 : positive control (2 times)

COFIDIS CREDIT PAR TELEPHONE

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

181. Chavanel Sylvain
182. Augé Stéphane
183. Brard Florent - 2002 : positive control (no penalty)
184. Duclos-lassalle Hervé
185. Dumoulin Samuel
186. Duque Leonardo Fabio
187. Moinard Amaël
188. Moncoutié David
189. Monfort Maxime

GARMIN CHIPOTLE

15 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,13 per year

191. Vandevelde Christian - 1999 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012 ; 2004 : confessions in 2012
192. Backstedt Magnus
193. Dean Julian
194. Frischkorn William
195. Hesjedal Ryder - 2003 : confessions in 2013 (sanction not known)
196. Lowe Trent
197. Maaskant Martijn
198. Millar David - 2003 : confessions in 2004
199. Pate Danny

SILENCE - LOTTO

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

1 E. Evans Cadel
3 B. Brandt Christophe
4 C. Cioni David-dario - 2004 : positive control
5 H. Hoste Leif - 2012 : biological passport
6 M. Mcewen Robbie
8 V. Van Summeren Johan
9 V. Vansevenant Wim - 1997 : positive control ; 2011 : border control (sanction not known)



See also