1. WHAT IS DOPING?
Doping is defined as the occurrence of one or more of the following Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs):
- Presence of a prohibited substance in an athlete’s sample
- Use or attempted use of a prohibited substance or method
- Refusing to submit to sample collection after being notified
- Failure to file athlete whereabouts information and missed tests
- Tampering with any part of the doping control process
- Possession of a prohibited substance or method
- Trafficking a prohibited substance or method
- Administering or attempting to administer a prohibited substance or method to an athlete
- Complicity in an ADRV
- Prohibited association with athlete support personnel who has engaged in doping
- Discourage or retaliate against reporting to authorities
2. WHY IS DOPING IN SPORT PROHIBITED?
The use of doping substances or doping methods to enhance performance is fundamentally wrong and is detrimental to the overall spirit of sport.
Drug misuse can be harmful to a wrestler s health and to other wrestlers competing in the Wrestling.
It severely damages the integrity, image and value of our sport, whether or not the motivation to use drugs is to improve performance.
To achieve integrity and fairness in Wrestling and Sport in general, a commitment to clean sport is critical.
3. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF UNITED WORLD WRESTLING?
The World Anti-Doping Code requires all Anti-doping Organizations (International Federations, National Anti-doping Organizations, Major Event Organizers) to implement anti-doping activities that form the anti-doping program. This program includes conducting in-competition and out-of-competition testing, providing education, granting Therapeutic Use Exemptions and conducting Results Management for any possible Anti-doping Rule Violations.
From 1st January 2019, United World Wrestling partners with the International Testing Agency (ITA) for the implementation of Testing (in and out-of-competition), Biological Passport Management and Results Management.
If you have any anti-doping queries, please contact Mr Carlos Roy, [email protected]
You may also contact your National Anti-doping Organization (NADO) for further information on your country’s anti-doping program. Check the list of NADOs to find out who to contact in your country.
You may also visit WADA s website for further detailed information: