Italian rugby player tests positive for a record-setting 11 banned substances

Friday March 25th, 2016

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If you thought Jenrry Mejia was crazy for testing positive for steroids all the time, wait until you hear about Italian rugby player Davide Vasta. 

Vasta, who plays in the country’s third division for Amatori Catania, tested positive for 11 banned substances. Eleven.

Let’s take a look at the full list.

  • Testosterone
  • Boldenone metabolite
  • Drostanolone
  • Mesterolonum
  • Methandienone
  • Metasterone
  • Metildienolone
  • Stenbolone metabolite
  • Clomiphene metabolite
  • 19-Norethiocholanolone
  • ​19-norandrosterone

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According to Italian newspaper La Gazetta dello Sport, the previous record for substances found in a single test was seven. Congratulations to David for smashing that mark. 

- Dan Gartland


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