Professional athletes from a number of sports have all used Stanozolol successfully to help them enhance their performance. It has been used by Olympic and world championship athletes in track and field events such as the 100-meter sprint, 10 kilometer walk. and shot put. Several professional baseball and football players in the United States have been reported to use Stanozolol as well. Even though it has been widely used by athletes in the past, many professional sports organizations refuse to permit it, which has resulted in a number of individuals being stripped of their titles after testing positive.
Stanozolol is the generic name of stanozolol in English , German , French , and Japanese and its INN , USAN , USP , BAN , DCF , and JAN , while stanozololum is its name in Latin , stanozololo is its name in Italian and its DCIT , and estanozolol is its name in Spanish .    Androstanazole , androstanazol , stanazol , stanazolol , and estanazolol are unofficial synonyms of stanozolol.   It is also known by its former developmental code name WIN-14833 .