Tour of Spain 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
KAS 10 3 2 1 1 0
Transmallorca 10 4 1 0 0 0
Splendor 10 2 1 1 1 1
Teka 10 6 0 0 0 0
Moliner 10 6 2 0 0 0
Boule d'Or 10 1 1 0 0 0
Miko 10 6 2 2 1 1
Manzaneque 10 2 0 0 0 0
Novostil 10 2 1 1 0 0
Total 90 32 10 5 3 2
Pourcentage 35,56% 50% 66,67%

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 (21/10/2010)

  1. Zoetemelk Joop in 94h57'03'' - 1976 : confessions in 1977 (no penalty) ; 1977 : positive control ; 1978 : confessions in 1979 (no penalty) ; 1979 : positive control ; 1983 : positive control ; 198x : positive control (sanction not known)
  2. Galdos Francisco at 02'43''
  3. Pollentier Michel at 03'21'' - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control ; 1978 : fraud
  4. Ruperez Faustino at 05'51''
  5. Van Impe Lucien at 06'30'' - 1981 : absence to control
  6. Torres Pedro at 06'49''
  7. Yanez Felipe at 07'41'' - 1987 : positive control
  8. Seznec Christian at 08'03'' - 1988 : positive control
  9. De Wolf Alfons at 10'01''
  10. Andiano Julian at 10'52''
  11. Lasa Miguel-maria at 10'56'' - 1977 : positive control
  12. Lopez-carril Vicente at 11'22''
  13. Martin Raymond at 11'51'' - 1982 : positive control
  14. Fernandez Blanco Alberto at 12'05'' - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1981 : positive control ; 1982 : positive control ; 1983 : positive control
  15. Beyssens Herman at 12'51''
  16. Esparza Manuel at 13'22'' - 1979 : positive control
  17. Belda Vicente at 16'19'' - 1982 : positive control ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  18. Pesarrodona José at 19'11''
  19. Arroyo Angel at 20'50'' - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1982 : positive control
  20. Pujol Juan at 22'27''
  21. Lejarreta Ismaël at 22'40''
  22. Melero Carlos at 24'37'' - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
  23. Alfonsel Bernardo at 25'52''
  24. Suarez Cueva Jésus at 28'19'' - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  25. Aja Gonzalo at 32'21''
  26. Ocana Carlos at 33'46''
  27. Mollet André at 35'34'' - 1982 : confessions in 1987 (no penalty) ; 198x : judicial investigation and confessions (no penalty)
  28. Zuniga Carrasco Ricardo at 36'01''
  29. Manzaneque Jesus at 36'06'' - 1974 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control
  30. Lejarreta Marinoh - 1985 : positive control
  31. Lopez Del Alamo Angel at 36'33''
  32. Garcia Eulalio at 36'45'' - 1978 : fraud
  33. Gonzales-linares José-antonio at 37'35'' - 1967 : positive control ; 1971 : positive control
  34. Ladron De Guevarra Rafael at 37'37''
  35. Martinez Heredia Enrique at 38'42''
  36. Gonzales Antonio at 39'11''
  37. Dillen René at 46'00''
  38. Loos Ludo at 46'30''
  39. De Cnijf Roger at 48'14''
  40. Menendez Antonio at 48'23'' - 1977 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  41. Friou Patrick at 48'29''
  42. Mayoz José-luis at 48'37''
  43. Mathis Hubert at 49'53'' - 1982 : positive control
  44. Mijngheer Wim at 52'43''
  45. Bal Cees at 54'23'' - 1976 : positive control
  46. Nazabal José at 54'26'' - 1978 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  47. Van Der Auwera Benny at 58'29''
  48. Van Houwelingen Adrie at 59'42''
  49. Juarez Isidro at 1h01'17'' - 1979 : positive control
  50. Cabrero José-antonio at 1h02'21''
  51. Elorriaga Javier at 1h06'10''
  52. Gauthier Jean-louis at 1h06'32''
  53. Argudo Bagueras Juan at 1h12'03''
  54. Pirard Frits at 1h12'06''
  55. Van Houwelingen Jan at 1h23'22''
  56. Garcia Garcia Jose-manuel at 1h23'35''
  57. Albelda Francisco at 1h28'06'' - 1981 : positive control
  58. Gallopin Joël at 1h28'51'' - 1979 : positive control
  59. Pozo Sebastian at 1h31'28'' - 1977 : absence to control ; 1977 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  60. Lopez Carril Jesus at 1h31'55''
  61. Verstraete Patrick at 1h34'38''
  62. Gutierrez Mayor Miguel at 1h34'56''
  63. Dejonckheere Noël at 1h35'18''
  64. Martin Conde Manuel at 1h44'18''
  65. Jagsch Erich at 1h48'05''
  66. Verschaeve Roger at 1h51'58''
  67. Desaever Alain at 1h54'42''
  68. Lopez Cerron José-luis at 1h56'36''
  69. Van Der Helst Etienne at 2h05'55''
  70. Tinchella Daniele at 2h06'11'' - 1976 : positive control
  71. Moya Roque at 2h08'38''
  72. Denul Johnny at 2h09'13''
  73. Van Vlierberghe Frans at 2h10'34''



The alternative ranking

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

  1. Galdos Francisco
  2. Ruperez Faustino
  3. Torres Pedro
  4. De Wolf Alfons
  5. Andiano Julian
  6. Lopez-carril Vicente
  7. Beyssens Herman
  8. Pesarrodona José
  9. Pujol Juan
  10. Lejarreta Ismaël
  11. Alfonsel Bernardo
  12. Aja Gonzalo
  13. Ocana Carlos
  14. Zuniga Carrasco Ricardo
  15. Lopez Del Alamo Angel
  16. Ladron De Guevarra Rafael
  17. Martinez Heredia Enrique
  18. Gonzales Antonio
  19. Dillen René
  20. Loos Ludo
  21. De Cnijf Roger
  22. Friou Patrick
  23. Mayoz José-luis
  24. Mijngheer Wim
  25. Van Der Auwera Benny
  26. Van Houwelingen Adrie
  27. Cabrero José-antonio
  28. Elorriaga Javier
  29. Gauthier Jean-louis
  30. Argudo Bagueras Juan
  31. Pirard Frits
  32. Van Houwelingen Jan
  33. Garcia Garcia Jose-manuel
  34. Lopez Carril Jesus
  35. Verstraete Patrick
  36. Gutierrez Mayor Miguel
  37. Dejonckheere Noël
  38. Martin Conde Manuel
  39. Jagsch Erich
  40. Verschaeve Roger
  41. Desaever Alain
  42. Lopez Cerron José-luis
  43. Van Der Helst Etienne
  44. Moya Roque
  45. Denul Johnny
  46. Van Vlierberghe Frans



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

KAS

22 years of existence, 10 cases, ie 0,45 per year

1. Van Impe Lucien - 1981 : absence to control
2. Galdos Francisco
3. Martinez Heredia Enrique
4. Van Der Helst Etienne
5. Ladron De Guevarra Rafael
6. Suarez Cueva Jésus - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
7. Alfonsel Bernardo
8. Renier Marc
9. Dillen René
10. Nazabal José - 1978 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)

Transmallorca

36 years of existence, 26 cases, ie 0,72 per year

11. Jarque Salvador
12. Belda Vicente - 1982 : positive control ; 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known) ; 2006 : police investigation (sanction not known)
13. Cima José-enrique - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1982 : positive control (sanction not known)
14. Torres Pedro
15. Pujol Juan
16. Pozo Sebastian - 1977 : absence to control ; 1977 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
17. Garcia Garcia Jose-manuel
18. Gonzales Antonio
19. Vila Ramon
20. Albelda Francisco - 1981 : positive control

Splendor

15 years of existence, 7 cases, ie 0,47 per year

21. Pollentier Michel - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control ; 1978 : fraud
22. Jagsch Erich
23. Verschaeve Roger
24. Mijngheer Wim
25. Van Marcke Ronny
26. Malfait Lieven
27. Loos Ludo
28. Beyssens Herman
29. Desaever Alain
30. Kelly Sean - 1984 : positive control ; 1988 : positive control

Teka

15 years of existence, 18 cases, ie 1,2 per year

31. Esparza Manuel - 1979 : positive control
32. Gonzales-linares José-antonio - 1967 : positive control ; 1971 : positive control
33. Pesarrodona José
34. Viejo José-luis - 1975 : positive control
35. Garcia Eulalio - 1978 : fraud
36. Dejonckheere Noël
37. Lopez-carril Vicente
38. Perurena Domingo - 1971 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
39. Gutierrez Mayor Miguel
40. Tinchella Daniele - 1976 : positive control

Moliner

15 years of existence, 10 cases, ie 0,67 per year

41. Arroyo Angel - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1982 : positive control
42. Lasa Miguel-maria - 1977 : positive control
43. Martinez Paulino - 1983 : positive control
44. Andiano Julian
45. Ruperez Faustino
46. Lopez Cerron José-luis
47. Fernandez Blanco Alberto - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 1981 : positive control ; 1982 : positive control ; 1983 : positive control
48. Melero Carlos - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
49. Menendez Antonio - 1977 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
50. Martin Conde Manuel

Boule d'Or

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

51. De Wolf Alfons
52. Van Houwelingen Jan
53. De Cnijf Roger
54. Denul Johnny
55. Van Houwelingen Adrie
56. Van Vlierberghe Frans
57. Verstraete Patrick
58. Vanhaerens Eddy
59. Van Der Auwera Benny
60. Bal Cees - 1976 : positive control

Miko

45 years of existence, 32 cases, ie 0,71 per year

61. Zoetemelk Joop - 1976 : confessions in 1977 (no penalty) ; 1977 : positive control ; 1978 : confessions in 1979 (no penalty) ; 1979 : positive control ; 1983 : positive control ; 198x : positive control (sanction not known)
62. Seznec Christian - 1988 : positive control
63. Martin Raymond - 1982 : positive control
64. Pirard Frits
65. Gallopin Joël - 1979 : positive control
66. Gauthier Jean-louis
67. Friou Patrick
68. Levavasseur Christian
69. Mathis Hubert - 1982 : positive control
70. Mollet André - 1982 : confessions in 1987 (no penalty) ; 198x : judicial investigation and confessions (no penalty)

Manzaneque

3 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,67 per year

71. Manzaneque Jesus - 1974 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control
72. Abad Antonio
73. Ocana Carlos
74. Zuniga Carrasco Ricardo
75. Lopez Del Alamo Angel
76. Juarez Isidro - 1979 : positive control
77. Argudo Bagueras Juan
78. Lopez Carril Jesus
79. Sobradillo Feliciano
80. Hinestio Jesus

Novostil

2 years of existence, 1 case, ie 0,5 per year

81. Elorriaga Javier
82. Yanez Felipe - 1987 : positive control
83. Lejarreta Ismaël
84. Mayoz José-luis
85. Aja Gonzalo
86. Moya Roque
87. Cabrero José-antonio
88. Muzuela Custodio
89. Lejarreta Marino - 1985 : positive control
90. Yurrebaso Goyene Txe José-maria



See also