Tour of Spain 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
TEAM CSC - SAXO BANK 9 3 1 0 1 0
AG2R - LA MONDIALE 9 3 0 0 0 0
ANDALUCÍA CAJASUR 9 1 0 0 0 0
ASTANA 9 3 2 2 2 2
BOUYGUES TELECOM 9 1 0 0 0 0
CAISSE D'EPARGNE 9 1 2 1 0 0
COFIDIS, LE CREDIT PAR TELEPHONE 9 0 1 0 0 0
CRÉDIT AGRICOLE 9 0 0 0 0 0
EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI 9 3 1 0 0 0
FRANÇAISE DES JEUX 9 1 0 0 0 0
GEROLSTEINER 9 2 0 0 0 0
XACOBEO GALICIA 9 3 1 1 0 0
LAMPRE 9 5 1 1 0 0
LIQUIGAS 9 3 0 0 0 0
QUICK STEP 9 1 0 0 0 0
RABOBANK 9 3 1 0 0 0
SILENCE-LOTTO 9 2 0 0 0 0
TEAM MILRAM 9 1 0 0 0 0
TINKOFF CREDIT SYSTEM 9 2 0 0 0 0
Total 171 38 10 5 3 2
Pourcentage 22,22% 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.lavuelta.com (13/10/2008)

  1. Contador Alberto in 80h40'48'' - 2010 : positive control
  2. Leipheimer Levi at 00'46'' - 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : confessions in 2012
  3. Sastre Carlos at 04'12''
  4. Miquez Mosquera Ezequiel Miguel at 05'19'' - 2010 : positive control (no penalty)
  5. Valverde Alejandro at 06'00'' - 2006 : judicial investigation
  6. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin at 06'50''
  7. Gesink Robert at 06'55''
  8. Moncoutié David at 10'10''
  9. Martinez De Esteban Egoi at 10'57''
  10. Bruseghin Marzio at 11'56'' - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  11. Zaugg Oliver at 12'38''
  12. Moreno Fernandez Daniel at 13'35''
  13. Roche Nicolas at 13'41''
  14. Garcia Dapena David at 15'59'' - 2010 : positive control
  15. Garate Juan-manuel at 17'53''
  16. Van Goolen Jurgen at 20'14''
  17. Arroyo Duran David at 21'33''
  18. Gadret John at 22'34''
  19. Casar Sandy at 24'57''
  20. Kloden Andreas at 25'13''
  21. Moreno Bazan Javier at 26'22''
  22. Rubiera Vigil José-luis at 28'26''
  23. Nocentini Rinaldo at 28'38'' - 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
  24. Losada Alguacil Alberto at 29'28''
  25. Marzano Marco at 41'42''
  26. Paulinho Moreira Sergio Miguel at 41'43''
  27. Tiralongo Paolo at 42'08''
  28. Astarloza Chaurreau Mikel at 45'14'' - 2009 : positive control
  29. Cesar Veloso Gustavo at 46'51''
  30. Niermann Grischa at 48'07'' - 2000 : confessions in 2013
  31. Talabardon Yannick at 48'27''
  32. Dupont Hubert at 50'44''
  33. Sentjens Roy at 50'47'' - 2010 : positive control and confessions
  34. Kiryienka Vasili at 53'44''
  35. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luis at 54'55''
  36. Florencio Cabre Xavier at 54'59'' - 2010 : internal control
  37. Cuesta Lopez De Castro Inigo at 55'59''
  38. Castano Panadero Carlos at 56'32''
  39. Mayoz Extebarria Iban at 56'51''
  40. Kolobnev Alexandr at 58'00'' - 2011 : positive control
  41. Perez Moreno Ruben at 58'40''
  42. Grivko Andriy at 59'55''
  43. Petrov Evgueni at 1h03'27'' - 2005 : positive control
  44. Gustov Volodymir at 1h03'32'' - 2002 : positive control
  45. Txurruka Ansola Amets at 1h05'52''
  46. Cornu Dominique at 1h06'56''
  47. Herrero Llorente David at 1h07'01''
  48. Breschel Matti at 1h08'33''
  49. Zabel Erik at 1h10'05'' - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
  50. Zandio Echaide Xabier at 1h10'19''
  51. Velasco Murillo Iban at 1h12'10'' - 2004 : positive control
  52. Popovych Yaroslav at 1h13'06''
  53. Ruiz Sanchez Jose at 1h13'15''
  54. Kozontchuk Dmitry at 1h14'39''
  55. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis at 1h18'33'' - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
  56. De Maar Marc at 1h19'10''
  57. Eskov Nikita at 1h19'55''
  58. Tjallingii Maarten at 1h22'17'' - 2006 : positive control (no penalty)
  59. De Weert Kevin at 1h24'24''
  60. Vorganov Eduard at 1h28'24'' - 2016 : positive control
  61. Bonnaire Olivier at 1h29'47''
  62. Noval Gonzalez Benjamin at 1h30'06''
  63. Landaluze Inigo at 1h30'15'' - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2009 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
  64. Hinault Sébastien at 1h30'38''
  65. Carrasco Ramirez Jose Antonio at 1h30'50''
  66. Van Avermaet Greg at 1h31'26''
  67. Duque Leonardo Fabio at 1h33'55''
  68. Carrasco Gamiz Jose Luis at 1h34'01''
  69. Perez Lezaun Alan at 1h35'03''
  70. Loubet Julien at 1h36'48''
  71. Minard Sébastien at 1h38'09''
  72. Kroon Karsten at 1h39'10'' - 20xx : confessions in 2018 (no penalty)
  73. Velits Martin at 1h41'02''
  74. Flecha Giannoni Juan Antonio at 1h41'10''
  75. Vanotti Alessandro at 1h43'13''
  76. Jerome Vincent at 1h45'41''
  77. Eltink Theo at 1h47'26''
  78. Nuyens Nick at 1h49'33''
  79. Lang Sebastian at 1h49'41''
  80. Di Gregorio Rémy at 1h50'57'' - 2012 : police investigation ; 2018 : positive control
  81. Jurco Matej at 1h52'09''
  82. Blaudzun Michael at 1h53'05''
  83. Ortega Ocana Manuel at 1h53'36''
  84. Dominguez Lemos Gustavo at 1h55'15''
  85. Pedraza Morales Walter Fernando at 1h55'39''
  86. Rasch Ole Gabriel at 1h56'02''
  87. Fernandez Bustinza Bingen at 1h57'50''
  88. Stamsnijder Tom at 1h58'12''
  89. Ladagnous Matthieu at 1h58'46''
  90. Martinez Acevedo Serafin at 2h03'10''
  91. Jacobs Pieter at 2h03'54''
  92. Kaisen Olivier at 2h05'54''
  93. Vigano Davide at 2h06'23''
  94. Fernandez De Larrea Perez De San Roman Koldo at 2h09'33''
  95. Vaitkus Tomas at 2h09'36''
  96. Mourey Francis at 2h10'33''
  97. Corioni Claudio at 2h10'36''
  98. Franzoi Enrico at 2h12'19''
  99. Erviti Ollo Imanol at 2h13'42''
  100. Lemoine Cyril at 2h16'00''
  101. Vanendert Jelle at 2h20'20''
  102. Sabatini Fabio at 2h20'22''
  103. Delage Mickaël at 2h20'26''
  104. Ignatiev Mikhail at 2h21'00''
  105. Brutt Pavel at 2h22'40''
  106. Champion Dimitri at 2h24'32''
  107. Hunt Jeremy at 2h24'43''
  108. Labbe Arnaud at 2h25'24''
  109. Stangelj Gorazd at 2h27'22'' - 2000 : positive control
  110. Agnoli Valerio at 2h29'29''
  111. Dockx Bart at 2h30'53''
  112. Kern Christophe at 2h31'20''
  113. Dion Renaud at 2h34'02''
  114. Estrada Ruiz Juan Javier at 2h34'37''
  115. Schwager Sebastian at 2h35'40''
  116. Rosendo Prado Jesus at 2h38'35'' - 2004 : positive control ; 2010 : biological passport (no penalty)
  117. Horrillo Munoz Pedro at 2h39'20'' - 2007 : positive control (no penalty)
  118. Weylandt Wouter at 2h39'53''
  119. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente at 2h40'03''
  120. Mondory Lloyd at 2h40'10'' - 2015 : positive control
  121. Santambrogio Mauro at 2h40'22'' - 2010 : affaire lampre (no penalty) ; 2013 : positive control ; 2014 : positive control
  122. Martinez Perez Francisco Jose at 2h41'54''
  123. Usov Alexandre at 2h42'38''
  124. Mori Massimiliano at 2h46'52'' - 2003 : fraud
  125. Santaromita Ivan at 2h50'05''
  126. Van Impe Kevin at 2h52'05''
  127. Gatto Oscar at 2h58'32''
  128. Poulhies Stéphane at 3h04'00''
  129. Bindi Emanuele at 3h05'21''
  130. Bazayev Assan at 3h06'52'' - 2009 : no location communication
  131. Muravyev Dimitri at 3h25'28''



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. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin
  3. Gesink Robert
  4. Moncoutié David
  5. Martinez De Esteban Egoi
  6. Zaugg Oliver
  7. Moreno Fernandez Daniel
  8. Roche Nicolas
  9. Garate Juan-manuel
  10. Van Goolen Jurgen
  11. Arroyo Duran David
  12. Gadret John
  13. Casar Sandy
  14. Kloden Andreas
  15. Moreno Bazan Javier
  16. Rubiera Vigil José-luis
  17. Losada Alguacil Alberto
  18. Marzano Marco
  19. Paulinho Moreira Sergio Miguel
  20. Tiralongo Paolo
  21. Cesar Veloso Gustavo
  22. Talabardon Yannick
  23. Dupont Hubert
  24. Kiryienka Vasili
  25. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luis
  26. Cuesta Lopez De Castro Inigo
  27. Castano Panadero Carlos
  28. Mayoz Extebarria Iban
  29. Perez Moreno Ruben
  30. Grivko Andriy
  31. Txurruka Ansola Amets
  32. Cornu Dominique
  33. Herrero Llorente David
  34. Breschel Matti
  35. Zandio Echaide Xabier
  36. Popovych Yaroslav
  37. Ruiz Sanchez Jose
  38. Kozontchuk Dmitry
  39. De Maar Marc
  40. Eskov Nikita
  41. De Weert Kevin
  42. Bonnaire Olivier
  43. Noval Gonzalez Benjamin
  44. Hinault Sébastien
  45. Carrasco Ramirez Jose Antonio
  46. Van Avermaet Greg
  47. Duque Leonardo Fabio
  48. Carrasco Gamiz Jose Luis
  49. Perez Lezaun Alan
  50. Loubet Julien
  51. Minard Sébastien
  52. Velits Martin
  53. Flecha Giannoni Juan Antonio
  54. Vanotti Alessandro
  55. Jerome Vincent
  56. Eltink Theo
  57. Nuyens Nick
  58. Lang Sebastian
  59. Jurco Matej
  60. Blaudzun Michael
  61. Ortega Ocana Manuel
  62. Dominguez Lemos Gustavo
  63. Pedraza Morales Walter Fernando
  64. Rasch Ole Gabriel
  65. Fernandez Bustinza Bingen
  66. Stamsnijder Tom
  67. Ladagnous Matthieu
  68. Martinez Acevedo Serafin
  69. Jacobs Pieter
  70. Kaisen Olivier
  71. Vigano Davide
  72. Fernandez De Larrea Perez De San Roman Koldo
  73. Vaitkus Tomas
  74. Mourey Francis
  75. Corioni Claudio
  76. Franzoi Enrico
  77. Erviti Ollo Imanol
  78. Lemoine Cyril
  79. Vanendert Jelle
  80. Sabatini Fabio
  81. Delage Mickaël
  82. Ignatiev Mikhail
  83. Brutt Pavel
  84. Champion Dimitri
  85. Hunt Jeremy
  86. Labbe Arnaud
  87. Agnoli Valerio
  88. Dockx Bart
  89. Kern Christophe
  90. Dion Renaud
  91. Estrada Ruiz Juan Javier
  92. Schwager Sebastian
  93. Weylandt Wouter
  94. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente
  95. Martinez Perez Francisco Jose
  96. Usov Alexandre
  97. Santaromita Ivan
  98. Van Impe Kevin
  99. Gatto Oscar
  100. Poulhies Stéphane
  101. Bindi Emanuele
  102. Muravyev Dimitri



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

TEAM CSC - SAXO BANK

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

1. Sastre Carlos
2. Kolobnev Alexandr - 2011 : positive control
3. Cuesta Lopez De Castro Inigo
4. Van Goolen Jurgen
5. Haedo Juan José
6. Kroon Karsten - 20xx : confessions in 2018 (no penalty)
7. Breschel Matti
8. Blaudzun Michael
9. Gustov Volodymir - 2002 : positive control

AG2R - LA MONDIALE

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

11. Nocentini Rinaldo - 2001 : in the act (no penalty)
12. Arrieta Lujambio José Luis - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
13. Dion Renaud
14. Dupont Hubert
15. Gadret John
16. Loubet Julien
17. Mondory Lloyd - 2015 : positive control
18. Poulhies Stéphane
19. Usov Alexandre

ANDALUCÍA CAJASUR

19 years of existence, 7 cases, ie 0,37 per year

21. Carrasco Gamiz Jose Luis
22. Carrasco Ramirez Jose Antonio
23. Lopez Gil José Antonio
24. Martinez Perez Francisco Jose
25. Moreno Bazan Javier
26. Ortega Ocana Manuel
27. Estrada Ruiz Juan Javier
28. Rosendo Prado Jesus - 2004 : positive control ; 2010 : biological passport (no penalty)
29. Ruiz Sanchez Jose

ASTANA

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

31. Contador Alberto - 2010 : positive control
32. Kloden Andreas
33. Leipheimer Levi - 1996 : positive control ; 1999 : confessions in 2012
34. Muravyev Dimitri
35. Bazayev Assan - 2009 : no location communication
36. Noval Gonzalez Benjamin
37. Paulinho Moreira Sergio Miguel
38. Rubiera Vigil José-luis
39. Vaitkus Tomas

BOUYGUES TELECOM

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

41. Champion Dimitri
42. Clement Stef
43. Clerc Aurélien
44. Florencio Cabre Xavier - 2010 : internal control
45. Geslin Anthony
46. Jerome Vincent
47. Labbe Arnaud
48. Pichot Alexandre
49. Bonnaire Olivier

CAISSE D'EPARGNE

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

51. Valverde Alejandro - 2006 : judicial investigation
52. Arroyo Duran David
53. Garcia Acosta Jose-vicente
54. Erviti Ollo Imanol
55. Moreno Fernandez Daniel
56. Losada Alguacil Alberto
57. Pasamontes Rodriguez Luis
58. Rodriguez Oliver Joaquin
59. Zandio Echaide Xabier

COFIDIS, LE CREDIT PAR TELEPHONE

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

61. Chavanel Sylvain
62. De Weert Kevin
63. Duque Leonardo Fabio
64. Fernandez Bustinza Bingen
65. Hary Maryan
66. Moncoutié David
67. Minard Sébastien
68. Nuyens Nick
69. Scheirlinckx Staf

CRÉDIT AGRICOLE

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

71. Halgand Patrice
72. Hinault Sébastien
73. Hunt Jeremy
74. Kern Christophe
75. Lemoine Cyril
76. Marino Jean-marc
77. Rasch Ole Gabriel
78. Roche Nicolas
79. Talabardon Yannick

EUSKALTEL - EUSKADI

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

81. Anton Hernandez Igor
82. Astarloza Chaurreau Mikel - 2009 : positive control
83. Fernandez De Larrea Perez De San Roman Koldo
84. Landaluze Inigo - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2009 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
85. Martinez De Esteban Egoi
86. Perez Lezaun Alan
87. Perez Moreno Ruben
88. Txurruka Ansola Amets
89. Velasco Murillo Iban - 2004 : positive control

FRANÇAISE DES JEUX

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

91. Casar Sandy
92. Delage Mickaël
93. Di Gregorio Rémy - 2012 : police investigation ; 2018 : positive control
94. Gilbert Philippe
95. Joly Sébastien
96. Ladagnous Matthieu
97. Meersman Gianni
98. Vanendert Jelle
99. Mourey Francis

GEROLSTEINER

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

101. Rebellin Davide - 2008 : positive control
102. Frank Mathias
103. Gatto Oscar
104. Lang Sebastian
105. Stamsnijder Tom
106. Schreck Stephan
107. Schumacher Stefan - 2005 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2007 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control (sanction not known) ; 2008 : positive control ; 2008 : positive control
108. Haussler Heinrich
109. Zaugg Oliver

XACOBEO GALICIA

4 years of existence, 2 cases, ie 0,5 per year

111. Miquez Mosquera Ezequiel Miguel - 2010 : positive control (no penalty)
112. Castano Panadero Carlos
113. Cesar Veloso Gustavo
114. Dominguez Lemos Gustavo
115. Garcia Dapena David - 2010 : positive control
116. Herrero Llorente David
117. Martinez Acevedo Serafin
118. Mayoz Extebarria Iban
119. Vorganov Eduard - 2016 : positive control

LAMPRE

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

121. Cunego Damiano - 2008 : too late at control (sanction not known)
122. Ballan Alessandro - 2009 : judicial investigation
123. Bindi Emanuele
124. Bruseghin Marzio - 2001 : police investigation (sanction not known)
125. Marzano Marco
126. Mori Massimiliano - 2003 : fraud
127. Napolitano Danilo
128. Santambrogio Mauro - 2010 : affaire lampre (no penalty) ; 2013 : positive control ; 2014 : positive control
129. Tiralongo Paolo

LIQUIGAS

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

131. Bennati Daniele - 2005 : positive control
132. Agnoli Valerio
133. Corioni Claudio
134. Franzoi Enrico
135. Pozzato Filippo - 2012 : disciplinary investigation (sanction not known)
136. Quinziato Manuel
137. Santaromita Ivan
138. Stangelj Gorazd - 2000 : positive control
139. Vanotti Alessandro

QUICK STEP

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

141. Bettini Paolo
142. Barredo Llamazales Carlos
143. Boonen Tom - 2007 : positive control (no penalty) ; 2008 : positive control ; 2009 : positive control
144. Garate Juan-manuel
145. Weylandt Wouter
146. Vigano Davide
147. Tonti Andrea
148. Tosatto Mauro Matteo
149. Van Impe Kevin

RABOBANK

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

151. Freire Oscar
152. Ardila Cano Mauricio Alberto - 2003 : positive control
153. Flecha Giannoni Juan Antonio
154. Kozontchuk Dmitry
155. Gesink Robert
156. Horrillo Munoz Pedro - 2007 : positive control (no penalty)
157. De Maar Marc
158. Niermann Grischa - 2000 : confessions in 2013
159. Eltink Theo

SILENCE-LOTTO

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

161. Popovych Yaroslav
162. Cornu Dominique
163. Dockx Bart
164. Jacobs Pieter
165. Kaisen Olivier
166. Lloyd Matthew
167. Sentjens Roy - 2010 : positive control and confessions
168. Tjallingii Maarten - 2006 : positive control (no penalty)
169. Van Avermaet Greg

TEAM MILRAM

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

171. Zabel Erik - 1994 : positive control (no penalty) ; 1996 : confessions in 2007 and 2013 ; 1998 : senate inquiry (no penalty)
172. Dyudya Volodymyr
173. Gajek Artur
174. Grivko Andriy
175. Jurco Matej
176. Kux Christian
177. Sabatini Fabio
178. Schwager Sebastian
179. Velits Martin

TINKOFF CREDIT SYSTEM

181. Ignatiev Mikhail
182. Rovny Ivan
183. Eskov Nikita
184. Petrov Evgueni - 2005 : positive control
185. Kiryienka Vasili
186. Brutt Pavel
187. Pedraza Morales Walter Fernando
188. Serrano Ricardo - 2006 : positive control ; 2009 : biological passport ; 2009 : positive control
189. Trusov Nikolay



See also