gadd-steroidsLike nandrolone and methandrostenelone, stanozolol is one of the most of abused anabolic steroids by athletes. Some of the most publicized cases of stanozolol abuse include mixed martial arts fighters Tim Sylvia and Kimo Elopoldo, boxer Leopoldo Vargas, hepthathlete Lyudmila Blonkska, and slugger Rafael Palmeiro.

Likewise, MLB’s Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens have been alleged of taking this anabolic steroid.  But perhaps the most controversial case involving stanozolol was of Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson. Johnson tested positive for this prohibited compound after winning the100-meter final at the 1988 Summer Olympics held in Seoul, South Korea. He was subsequently stripped of his medal and record in said event.