In case anti-doping organization is interested in holding multiple out-of-competition testing of an athlete, it can include him or her in a list of athletes that are of special interest, the so-called "testing pool".
Criteria to include athletes in this list are the sports results, including in the number of candidates to participate in major sporting events, anti-doping rules violation committed by the athletes or their personnel, as well as other considerations that make anti-doping organization interested in testing a particular athlete, including the desire to resume his athletic career after retiring from the sport.
Inclusion in testing pool requires the athlete to provide timely information about his or her location. Failure to provide this information or providing false information may result in the anti-doping rules violation.
Please note that information is required even if in the reporting period there is no competitive or training activity, including skipping the season due to injury, imposition of provisional suspension or ineligibility.
The athlete is solely responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of the information provided on the location, regardless of whether he or she provided the information requested or information was provided by a third party (family member, coach, physician, colleague).
National Registered Testing Pool RAA "RUSADA"
Extended testing pool RAA "RUSADA"