Tour of Spain 1973 : the real numbers of doping

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Last update : 20/08/2022

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
Benfica 10 2 0 0 0 0
Bic 10 6 2 2 1 1
KAS 10 4 1 0 0 0
La Casera 10 2 4 1 0 0
Molteni 10 5 2 2 1 1
Monteverde 10 1 0 0 0 0
Peugeot 10 5 1 1 1 1
Rokado 10 4 0 0 0 0
Total 80 29 10 6 3 3
Pourcentage 36% 60% 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.tour-giro-vuelta.net (23/10/2010)

  1. Merckx Eddy in 84h40'50'' - 1969 : positive control ; 1973 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1988 (sanction not known) ; 197x : fraud & confessions (sanction not known)
  2. Ocana Luis at 0h03'46'' - 1977 : positive control
  3. Thévenet Bernard at 0h04'16'' - 1976 : 2 positive controls (sanction not known) ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1978 (no penalty)
  4. Pesarrodona José at 0h05'54''
  5. Torres Pedro at 0h07'29''
  6. Agostinho Joachim at 0h08'15'' - 1969 : positive control ; 1972 : positive control ; 1973 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
  7. Tamames Agustin at 0h09'15''
  8. Balague Luis at 0h12'26''
  9. Swerts Roger at 0h13'27'' - 1966 : positive control
  10. Manzaneque Jesus at 0h15'01'' - 1974 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control
  11. Van Springel Herman at 0h15'06'' - 1966 : positive control
  12. Catieau José at 0h15'15'' - 1967 : positive control ; 1970 : positive control
  13. Van Schil Victor at 0h15'31'' - 1968 : fraud
  14. Labourdette Bernard at 0h15'56'' - 1976 : fraud
  15. Abilleira José-luis at 0h16'17''
  16. Zurano Juan at 0h17'07''
  17. Lopez-carril Vicente at 0h17'08''
  18. Uribezubia José-luis at 0h17'43''
  19. Martos Antonio at 0h17'58''
  20. Diaz Ventura at 0h18'51'' - 1972 : positive control
  21. Fernandes Venceslau at 0h19'22''
  22. Ferreira Fernando at 0h20'57''
  23. Martin German at 0h21'26''
  24. Blanco Manuel at 0h21'31''
  25. Janssens Edward at 0h22'13''
  26. Barrigon Angel at 0h23'53''
  27. Mendes Fernando at 0h24'46'' - 1977 : positive control ; 1980 : absence to control
  28. Esclassan Jacques at 0h25'31'' - 1978 : contrôle positif et aveux en 1978 (no penalty)
  29. Galdamez José-luis at 0h25'36''
  30. Bruyère Joseph at 0h26'07'' - 1974 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1988 (no penalty)
  31. Rosiers Roger at 0h26'23'' - 1972 : positive control (sanction not known)
  32. Oliva Andrès at 0h27'47''
  33. Viejo José-luis at 0h27'48'' - 1975 : positive control
  34. Schleck Johnny at 0h28'58''
  35. Martelozzo Pierre at 0h29'31''
  36. Jimenez Nemesio at 0h29'40''
  37. Huysmans Jozef at 0h29'50''
  38. Martins José at 0h30'23'' - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  39. Parenteau Jean-pierre at 0h30'46''
  40. Valls Juan-manuel at 0h30'47''
  41. In't Ven Willy at 0h31'05'' - 1970 : positive control
  42. Casas José at 0h31'12''
  43. Nassen Pieter at 0h31'20''
  44. Perurena Domingo at 0h31'32'' - 1971 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
  45. Melero Carlos at 0h31'59'' - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
  46. Elorriaga Javier at 0h34'45''
  47. Gonzales Felix at 0h34'54''
  48. Santisteban Juan-manuel at 0h35'20''
  49. Spruyt Jozef at 0h35'27''
  50. Mintjens Frans at 0h35'50''
  51. Andrade Manuel at 0h38'21''
  52. Vandewiele Jan at 0h47'40''
  53. Goicoechea Segundo at 0h48'38''
  54. Bracke Ferdinand at 0h49'47'' - 1972 : positive control (sanction not known)
  55. Leman Eric at 0h52'54'' - 1974 : absence to control ; 1974 : positive control
  56. Aigueparses Claude at 0h52'58'' - 1988 : positive control (sanction not known)
  57. Pereira José at 0h54'54''
  58. Palka Christian at 0h57'06''
  59. Huelamo Jaime at 0h59'07'' - 1972 : positive control
  60. Guitard Jean-pierre at 0h57'24''
  61. Peelman Eddy at 0h58'45'' - 1974 : positive control
  62. Peersman Ferdinand at 1h05'34''



The alternative ranking

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

  1. Pesarrodona José
  2. Torres Pedro
  3. Tamames Agustin
  4. Balague Luis
  5. Abilleira José-luis
  6. Zurano Juan
  7. Lopez-carril Vicente
  8. Uribezubia José-luis
  9. Martos Antonio
  10. Fernandes Venceslau
  11. Ferreira Fernando
  12. Martin German
  13. Blanco Manuel
  14. Janssens Edward
  15. Barrigon Angel
  16. Galdamez José-luis
  17. Oliva Andrès
  18. Schleck Johnny
  19. Martelozzo Pierre
  20. Jimenez Nemesio
  21. Huysmans Jozef
  22. Parenteau Jean-pierre
  23. Valls Juan-manuel
  24. Casas José
  25. Nassen Pieter
  26. Elorriaga Javier
  27. Gonzales Felix
  28. Santisteban Juan-manuel
  29. Spruyt Jozef
  30. Mintjens Frans
  31. Andrade Manuel
  32. Vandewiele Jan
  33. Goicoechea Segundo
  34. Pereira José
  35. Palka Christian
  36. Guitard Jean-pierre
  37. Peersman Ferdinand



The list of participants

The list of participants by team

Benfica

1. Castello Eduardo
2. Martins José - 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
3. Mendes Fernando - 1977 : positive control ; 1980 : absence to control
4. Ferreira Fernando
5. Alexandre Orlando
6. Fernandes Venceslau
7. Pereira José
8. Pinhal Joao
9. Fandos Araguete Pascual
10. Galdamez José-luis

Bic

8 years of existence, 28 cases, ie 3,5 per year

11. Agostinho Joachim - 1969 : positive control ; 1972 : positive control ; 1973 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
12. Catieau José - 1967 : positive control ; 1970 : positive control
13. Rosiers Roger - 1972 : positive control (sanction not known)
14. Santy Guy
15. Schleck Johnny
16. Vasseur Sylvain - 1972 : positive control (no penalty)
17. Labourdette Bernard - 1976 : fraud
18. Ocana Luis - 1977 : positive control
19. Fussien Jean-jacques
20. Palka Christian

KAS

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

21. Uribezubia José-luis
22. Jimenez Nemesio
23. Lopez-carril Vicente
24. Martos Antonio
25. Melero Carlos - 1974 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control
26. Perurena Domingo - 1971 : positive control ; 1979 : positive control (sanction not known)
27. Pesarrodona José
28. Elorriaga Javier
29. Gonzales-linares José-antonio - 1967 : positive control ; 1971 : positive control
30. Huelamo Jaime - 1972 : positive control

La Casera

7 years of existence, 1 case, ie 0,14 per year

31. Abilleira José-luis
32. Balague Luis
33. Tamames Agustin
34. Torres Pedro
35. Viejo José-luis - 1975 : positive control
36. Zurano Juan
37. Manzaneque Jesus - 1974 : positive control ; 1976 : positive control
38. Oliva Andrès
39. Gomez Lucas José
40. Gonzales Felix

Molteni

19 years of existence, 17 cases, ie 0,89 per year

41. Bruyère Joseph - 1974 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1988 (no penalty)
42. Van Schil Victor - 1968 : fraud
43. Spruyt Jozef
44. Swerts Roger - 1966 : positive control
45. In't Ven Willy - 1970 : positive control
46. Huysmans Jozef
47. Janssens Edward
48. Merckx Eddy - 1969 : positive control ; 1973 : positive control ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1988 (sanction not known) ; 197x : fraud & confessions (sanction not known)
49. Mintjens Frans
50. De Schoenmaecker Joseph

Monteverde

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

51. Casas José
52. Diaz Ventura - 1972 : positive control
53. Santisteban Juan-manuel
54. Martin German
55. Andrade Manuel
56. Barrigon Angel
57. Blanco Manuel
58. Goicoechea Segundo
59. Torres Moreno José
60. Valls Juan-manuel

Peugeot

67 years of existence, 75 cases, ie 1,12 per year

61. De Boever Jaak
62. Bracke Ferdinand - 1972 : positive control (sanction not known)
63. Thévenet Bernard - 1976 : 2 positive controls (sanction not known) ; 1977 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1978 (no penalty)
64. Leman Eric - 1974 : absence to control ; 1974 : positive control
65. Martelozzo Pierre
66. Parenteau Jean-pierre
67. Esclassan Jacques - 1978 : contrôle positif et aveux en 1978 (no penalty)
68. Aigueparses Claude - 1988 : positive control (sanction not known)
69. Guitard Jean-pierre
70. Meunier Jean-claude

Rokado

4 years of existence, 3 cases, ie 0,75 per year

71. Van Springel Herman - 1966 : positive control
72. Vandewiele Jan
73. Karstens Gerben - 1969 : positive control ; 1974 : absence to control ; 1974 : fraud
74. Nassen Pieter
75. Peelman Eddy - 1974 : positive control
76. Pingeon Roger - 1970 : positive control ; 1971 : positive control ; 197x : confessions in 1979 (sanction not known)
77. Berckmans Jean-pierre
78. Collaer Paul
79. Peersman Ferdinand
80. Van Lancker Robert



See also