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4 years ban for an Anti-Doping Code violation!

The IWF is the only Olympic sport – according to the recent meeting of the WADA Executive Board – that has established the 4 year ban for the first violation of its Anti-Doping Code.

Since its introduction – for over 2 years – of such strict sanctions, in over 40 cases athletes received the 4 year ban. The IWF’s efforts to fight for a clean sport were welcomed by the international sport arena and the organization was encouraged to continue on that path.