The attendees of the seminar were the athletes, coaches and specialist of National Sport Teams of Russia in Paracanoe, Para Ice Hockey and Wheelchair curling as well as the ambassadors of Paralympic sport: the Goncharovs – Margarita – Honored master of sports, 3-times champion and silver medalist of Paralympic Games in Athletics, Ivan - Honored master of sports, silver and bronze medalist of Biathlon and Cross-country Skiing World Championships, Shvetsov Evgeniy – Honored master of sports, 3-times champion of Paralympic Games in Athletics, Shevchenko Alexander - Honored master of sports, 2-times world champion, silver medalist of Paralympic games on wheelchair curling, Lisov Dmitriy - Honored master of sports, silver medalist of Paralympic games on Para Ice Hockey, the captain of Para Ice Hockey Team 2014-2016, the best forward of 2013 World Championships, Seluykin Vadim – Honored master of sports, silver medalist of Paralympic games on Para Ice Hockey, the captain of Para Ice Hockey Team 2010-2014, Kalyanova Irina - Honored master of sports, 2-times bronze medalist of Paralympic games on Judo, Artakhinova Stepanida – Honored master of sports, 3-times world champion, bronze medalist of Paralympic games on archery, Mazur Anastasia– Honored master of sports, silver medalist of World championships on goalball, captain of National Team.
Before the start of the seminar, the RPC president - Vladimir Lukin, Peter Richard-Nickolson, WADA-appointed international independent expert, currently working in Russia in order to assist RUSADA to regain its Code-compliance status, chiefs and representatives of NPCs, who have come to participate in the RPC events of August 19, 2017, welcomed the participants of the seminar.
The program of the seminar included: World Anti-Doping Code; the categories of anti-doping rules violations; the Prohibited list, therapeutic use exemptions of prohibited substance and methods in sport; doping control procedures, rights and obligations of athletes; providing whereabouts information in ADAMS; investigation of alleged anti-doping rules violation and rules of athletes’ accessibility to doping control, consequences for athletes and athlete support personnel.
By the conclusion of the seminar, 38 representatives of National Sport Teams of Russia succeeded in testing and achieved the special certificates.
The certificates was awarded by 3-times Paralympic Champion, RPC Governing Board member, Secretary General of RFSPPI – Olga Semenova, deputy chair of RPC Commission on medicine, anti-doping and athletes’ functional classification – Guzel Idrisova, the head of RUSADA’s Educational Programs – Margarita Pakhnotskaya.