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IWF/ITA Anti-Doping Seminar & education booth are happening soon in Guadalajara!  

As part of our continuous effort to sensibilise the younger lifters to our anti-doping rules and programmes, the IWF is delighted to be partnering with the International Testing Agency (ITA) at the 2023 IWF World Junior Championships in Guadalajara and deliver an Anti-Doping Education Seminar, taking place on the November 17, at 10am (in the competition venue).

An ITA Education Ambassador, Ms Thais Cevada, a former elite athlete in Artistic Gymnastics, will deliver a presentation for all interested about clean sport.

All participants will leave with a nice surprise gift!

Moreover, an IWF/ITA Information Booth will be available at the venue of the Championships from November 17-19 for all those who would like to take part in interesting anti-doping activities!

This is the third initiative of this kind in 2023, after successful educational campaigns at the IWF World Youth Championships in March (Durres, Albania) and at the IWF World Championships in September (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia).

Thanks to its fruitful partnership with the ITA, responsible for running all IWF anti-doping activities, our International Federation was recently praised for the immense improvement in this area, on the occasion of the IOC Session in October. This positive evolution was cited as the main argument to reinstate weightlifting in the programme of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

IWF Communications