Anti-Doping Seminar at IBU OECH

31.01.2012, Osrblie / IBU Info TO
Information about Health Risks and Testing
The IBU held an Anti-Doping Seminar at the IBU Open European Championships Biathlon, to educate young athletes and their coaches. Dr. Fabio Manfredini presented information about forbidden substances, the anti-doping rules and health issues to the interested participants; then answered their questions.

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The seminar in cooperation with UNESCO, in English and Russian, was a refresher course concerning forbidden substances and the risks connected with them. At the same time, Manfredini explained the IBU anti-doping rules and presented measures in the fight against doping. A similar seminar will be conducted at the IBU Youth and Junior World Championships in Kontiolahti, Finland, in February. This program is part of the IBU’s efforts in the fight against doping, educating athletes and their coaches about this important topic.