@CompoundChem shared a really interesting Tweet with a brief guide to doping in sports.  It’s unfortunate that this is so topical with the 2016 Olympic Games taking place right now in Rio…

“The Rio Olympics are underway, and after a build-up that’s already been marred by the Russian doping scandal, officials will be on the look-out for athletes trying to gain an edge by using performance-enhancing drugs. What types of drugs will they be looking for, and why might athletes be tempted to use them in the first place? This graphic takes a look at some of the major classes of banned substances and the reasons that they are banned.”

Click through on the image below to read the full article.

Asynt chemistry blog doping in sports

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