Dr. Tamas Ajan, IWF President following his statement on the IWF Congress at the 2011 IWF World Championships Paris, France, called an expert meeting in Budapest in order to launch the review process of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy.
Experts such as the IOC Medical Director, WADA Legal Director and WADA European Regional Office and International Federations Relations Director took part in the meeting along with other specialists from international organizations and from the IWF.
The participants agreed that the involvement of RADOs (Regional Anti-Doping Organizations) and NADOs (National Anti-Doping Organizations) are indispensible to aim the further improvement of the IWF Anti-Doping Program.
The fruitful collaboration of the working group will allow the amendment of the IWF Policy to run simultaneously with the modification of the IWF Constitution.
IOC and WADA experts are strongly convinced that the IWF’s strong approach and dedication in the fight against doping is an exceptional example to follow among IFs and demonstrates how to be efficient, compliant and proactive in this challenging task.