The competition documents for the 2018 IWF World Championships Ashgabat, TKM, 1 – 10 November were uploaded. The Regulations and Forms can be downloaded by the following link.
Please note Article 5.6.5 of the IWF Anti-Doping Policy which will be applicable for this Event:
„An Athlete who is not listed on the IWF’s Registered Testing Pool but wishes to participate in an IWF Event shall provide accurate and complete whereabouts information as set out at Annex I of the International Standard for Testing and Investigations for a period of at least two months prior to the IWF Event in question.
If the IWF Event is a World Championship (Youth, Junior and/or Senior), then the period shall be of at least three months prior to the event in question. An Athlete who does not comply with this provision is not eligible to compete at the IWF Event”
Therefore, please make sure that the whereabouts information of your Athletes wishing to compete at IWF World Championships is properly submitted until the 1ST AUGUST 2018 and throughout the whole competition.
Please note that this applies to Reserve Athletes as well, therefore whereabouts information of Reserve Athletes shall be provided in ADAMS too.
It is extremely crucial for them to be compliant with this rule, for otherwise, they will not be able to compete.