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No positive test results at the 2017 IWF Junior World Championships

The IWF is pleased to announce that no prohibited substances were detected in any of the samples collected at the IWF JWC.

The event featured 256 athletes, out of which a total of 166 tests were conducted including 43 blood and 123 urine during the IWF JWC between 15-23 June 2017 in Tokyo, Japan.

The test distribution plan of the Event was carefully elaborated by the IWF Anti-Doping Commission which appointed the Japan Anti-Doping Agency to be the Sample Collection Authority of the IWF JWC.

All analyses were conducted by the WADA-accredited Laboratory of Tokyo in Japan with the use of the most sophisticated detection methods.

The successful Anti-Doping Outreach created in joint efforts with the Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) on the occasion of the 2017 IWF JWC as well as the Education Seminar organized on site both aiming to provide useful knowledge for the participants strengthened the IWF’s efforts in its committed fight against doping.

Providing tailored education for young kids and grassroots proves to be an important part of the long term IWF strategy to ensure a level playing field for all in the future.