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UIPM updates Anti-Doping Rules to comply with 2021 WADA Code


The UIPM Executive Board has approved updates to the UIPM Anti-Doping rules to comply with the 2021 World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Code.

Dr Natalja Ofitserova, Chair of the UIPM Medical Committee, said: “The UIPM community has a clear and united commitment to promoting clean sport and protecting clean athletes.

“The seamless approval of the changes to UIPM Anti-Doping Rules to comply with the 2021 WADA Code underlines and reinforces this commitment. Athletes, coaches and team managers can now plan ahead with confidence for the 2021 season knowing that clear rules are in place.”

The news follows the welcome move by WADA on December 11 to clarify its position regarding the status of COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccines relative to its List of Prohibited Substances and Methods.

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