What drugs are used in Wrestling
This post have some facts on which substances wrestlers test positive forFurosemide, Stanozolol and Methylhexaneamine are the three substances wrestlers test positive for.
Furosemide is categorized as a diuretic and a masking agent by the World Anti-Doping Agency. It is used to create more urine which in turn helps the body to get rid of excess water and salt. It is therefor used to cut weight which is important for some wrestlers. Athletes from India, Kazakhstan and Russia has the most banned athletes who has tested positive for this substance. Stanozolol is, according to our database, used mostly by Russians followed by wrestlers from India and Iran.
Methylhexaneamine has been the reason for why wrestlers from India, Egypt and Uzbekistan has been banned from competition.
More than 300 wrestlers has been registered in the Anti-Doping Database. Athletes from India, Russia and Kazakhstan tops the list of countries who has the most banned athletes. Close to 200 wrestlers has received a two year suspension, while close to 80 has received a four year suspension. Six wrestlers has been banned for life.