Doping stats last ten years

October 16, 2014

In the Anti-Doping Database we have registered athletes who has been sanctioned for an Anti-Doping Rule Violation since 2005.

Here are some statistics since our beginning:
Sports
1: Track and field 1234
2: Weightlifting 729
3: Cycling 644
4: Powerlifting 279
5: Body building 252
6: Baseball 244
7: Rugby 221
8: Wrestling 196
9: Swimming 162
10: Equestrian 158

Countries
1: India 513
2: Russian Federation 496
3: United States 433
4: Italy 292
5: Czech Republic 269
6: France 235
7: Australia 193
8: United Kingdom 153
9: South Africa 117
10: Brazil 116

Substances/methods/Rule violation
1: Stanozolol 614
2: Non disclosed substance 588 (Some NADOs/IFs do not publicly disclose the name of the prohibited substance/method or name the rule that has been violated)
3: Methylhexaneamine 384
4: Cannabis 383
5: Methandienone 321
6: Norandrosterone 316
7: Testosterone 276
8: Erythropoietin 236
9: Nandrolone 236
10: Refusing or failing without compelling j ... 213

791 athletes has been caught after their sample has been collected out of competition.
3200 athletes was banned for two years. 130 athletes has been given a lifetime suspension.

Disclaimer:
Some National Anti-Doping Organizations, International Sport Federations or National Sport Organizations do not publicly disclose information in anti-doping cases. Because of this, the Anti-Doping Database is not complete, but the numbers we present give a realistic picture.

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