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AWF Symposium on Anti-Doping and Sports Supplements

The Asian Weightlifting Federation’s First Symposium on Anti-Doping and Sports Supplements (IADS 2013) was held in Iran’s Kish Island last week.

IWF President, Dr. Tamas Ajan sent his personal message to highlight the importance of such great initiative and to welcome the numerous participants.

The inaugural ceremony featured speeches by Minister of Youth and Sports, Mohammad Abbassi, by President of the Sports Medicine Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (SMFIRI) and Secretary-General of Iran-NADO, Dr. Lotfali Pourkazemi, Secretary General of the AWF, Dr. Ali Moradi, President of the National Olympic Committee of Iran (NOCI), Dr. Bahram Afsharzadeh, IWF General Secretary, Mr. Ma Wenguang.

Technical workshops were held during the symposium and the participants were introduced to the latest scientific findings and knowledge regarding supplements, stimulants, and prohibited substances.

The following topics were presented: 2013 Prohibited List, Medical Complications of Prohibited Drugs, Roles and Responsibilities, Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE), Result Managements and Nutritional Supplements.

For more information, check the official website of the event: