What drugs are used in Track and Field

This article will tell you which substance is most commonly used among athletes competing in Track and Field / Athletics.

Our search in the Anti-Doping Database shows that Stanozolol is the most commonly used substance by Track and Field athletes. Stanozolol is an Anabolic Steroid and the most famous athlete who has tested positive for this substance is Ben Johnson.

The Canadian sprinter tested positive after winning the 100 meter in the Olympic Summer Games in Seoul in 1988. Canada is how ever not the country with the most doping cases in Track and Field. When we did this search in 2020 Russia had the most followed by India and the USA.

The second most popular used substance is Norandrosterone which is another Anabolic Steroid. It is a metabolite of Nandrolone and Belandione
The steroid has been the drug of choice by athletes from Kenya and India.

Erythropoietin (EPO) is the third most commonly used substance and we believe it is most popular among athletes who compete in marathon, race walking, 5k and 10k races.

If you want to use the information in this article, please use dopinglist.com as source.

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