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Rights and responsibilities

For athletes
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The primary duty of an athlete is to say no to doping!

ATHLETE’S RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • To be knowledgeable of and comply with all applicable anti-doping rules.
  • To be available for sample collection at all times.
  • To take responsibility, in the context of anti-doping, for what they ingest and use.
  • To inform medical personnel of their obligation not to use prohibited substances and prohibited methods and to take responsibility to make sure that any medical treatment received does not violate anti-doping policies and local acts adopted pursuant to the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules.
  • To disclose to RUSADA and International Federation any decision by a non-Signatory finding that the athlete committed an anti-doping rule violation within the previous ten years.
  • To cooperate with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating anti-doping rule violations
According to the World Anti-Doping Code, athletes are strictly liable for the presence of banned substances in their body. Please, think about medication very carefully and dietary supplements especially because they may contain prohibited substances.

ATHLETE’S SUPPORT PERSONNEL RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • To be knowledgeable of and comply with all anti-doping rules. 
  • To cooperate with the athlete testing program. 
  • To use his or her influence on athlete values and behavior to foster anti-doping attitudes. 
  • To disclose to RUSADA and International Federation any decision by a non-Signatory finding that he or she committed an anti-doping rule violation within the previous ten years. 
  • To cooperate with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating anti-doping rule violations. 
  • Athlete support personnel shall not use or possess any prohibited substance or prohibited method without valid justification. 
ATHLETE HAS A RIGHT::
  • to participate in doping-free competitions
  • to strict adherence of all the provisions of the World Anti-Doping Code, the International Standards and the All-Russian Anti-Doping Rules toward the Athlete  
  • to receive timely and objective information on the asserted anti-doping rules violations  
  • impartial examination of allegations of anti-doping rule violation
  • to appeal with respect of the asserted anti-doping rules violation and imposed sanctions