The Russian Paralympic Committee, in its headquarter, held an anti-doping seminar for the members of National Sport Teams of Russia in para alpine skiing, para snowboard and para triathlon.
The program of the seminar contained the following topics: The World Anti-Doping Code (WADA), categories of Anti-Doping rules violations; The Prohibited List of the WADA; TUEs of prohibited substances and methods in sport; doping control procedures, rights and obligations of athletes; providing whereabouts information into ADAMS; investigation of any asserted anti-doping rules violations and athletes’ availability for testing, consequences for athletes and athlete support personnel.
The seminar was held on October 4, 2017 and it was attended by 1 para alpine skiing athlete, 4 athletes and 3 specialists of para snowboard and 5 athletes and 1 specialist of para triathlon.
Upon the results of this seminar, all of 14 members of National Sport Teams of Russia in para alpine skiing, para snowboard and para triathlon have been tested and granted with the certificates.
The presentation of anti-doping program was held on August 19, 2017 in the house of Paralympic Sport with participation of an independent international WADA-appointed expert, who is currently working in Russia in order to assist RUSADA to regain its WADA’s Code-compliance status – Mr. Peter-Richard Nicholson, leaders and representatives of National Paralympic Committees, International Wheelchair and Amputee Sport Federation (IWAS).
In order to implement the RPC Educational Anti-doping program, the RPC is determined to educate more than 2,5 thousands Russian athletes, coaches and specialists of National Sport Teams of Russia. To achieve this goal, the RPC in conjunction with WADA international experts and RUSADA specialists have prepared 15 speakers. In order to establish an open environment with a zero-tolerance to doping and to preserve the integrity of clean sport, the RPC has produced a special propaganda attributes, on the second of edition of “Paralympic sport” magazine, published a reference information on athletes’ anti-doping procurement, RPC “hotline”, examination of medical substances, the RUSADA e-learning educational platform and special crossword to check your knowledge in anti-doping.