The hot list assigned a score to suspected dopers in order to subject them to more rigorous scrutiny. One of its victims was Jurgen Van den Broeck. Even though Jurgen never tested positive the news has damaged his image. His score was 7. Ironically enough, Alberto Contador who tested positive for Clenbuterol had a low score of "5," while many other high scoring riders never tested positive. These include fellow Spaniard Carlos Barredo and Yaroslav Popovych who topped the list with a score of 10.
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De Geyter says the publication of the list damages the image of the riders.