Anti Doping

What is Anti-Doping?

Anti-doping is the process of keeping sport clean and aims to protect clean athletes as well as the integrity of sport itself. UK Anti-doping (UKAD) are the national governing body for anti-doping in the United Kingdom. UKAD work to create a level playing field through not only carrying out drug tests in sport, but educating athletes about anti-doping and promoting the ethos of clean sport. UKAD also ensure that UK governing bodies comply with the World Anti-Doping Agency’s rules (WADA).

100% me is UK Anti-Doping’s prevention programme and is designed to help athletes throughout their sporting journey. 100% me supports, informs and educates athletes throughout their careers by providing anti-doping advice and guidance. Find out about 100% me in the dedicated Athlete Zone of the UK Anti-Doping website at https://www.ukad.org.uk/athlet...

What You Need to Know

Once you start participating in Weightlifting and competing, you must make yourself aware of all the UK anti-doping rules and ensure you comply fully with each one. Anyone who is competing could be drug tested. Strict liability applies to all competitors and this means whatever goes into your body is your responsibility.

Please view the documents below, and the UKAD website for more information, and do not hesitate to contact Weightlifting Wales for advice and guidance.

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UKAD 2021 Major Changes to Prohibited List
Uploaded 18 December 2020

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WADA 2021 Prohibited List Full
Uploaded 18 December 2020

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Weightlifting Wales UKAD Strategy
Uploaded 14 December 2020