THE ITA WILL LEAD AN INDEPENDENT ANTI-DOPING PROGRAM FOR THE GANGWON 2024 WINTER YOUTH OLYMPICS ON BEHALF OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC).
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) delegated its responsibilities related to the implementation of doping control activities at the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2024 (YOG) to the International Testing Agency (ITA). The IA has the overall responsibility for the programme to ensure compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code.
Korea Anti Doping Agency (KADA) will act as… the Sample Collection Authority and the Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee (YOCOG) will be responsible for putting into place and carrying out…. operational and logistical aspects to enable doping controls during the Games.
CLEAN SPORT EDUCATION PROGRAM
Clean sport education is an essential element of a anti-doping programme plays a vital role in protecting athletes The NOC Clean Sport Education Guide for Gangwon 2024 is a resource designed by the International Testing Agency (ITA) in collaboration with the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and with the support of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). This resource was developed to support National Olympic Committees (NOCs) taking part in the winter youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 with clean sport education for their athletes and athlete support personnel (ASP) ahead of the games.
NOCs have a specific responsibility around Major Events to educate athletes selected to participate in the Games and their ASP. This guide, as a complementary resource to the NOC Anti-Doping Education Guidebook developed for Beijing 2022, provides targeted signposts, resources and inspiration for educating youth athletes.
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The World Anti-Doping Code International Standard for Education promotes the principle that athletes and their ASP should be educated prior to arriving at a Major Games or event. Therefore, clean sport education and the NOC Clean Sport Education Guide are essential in the lead-up to the Games to educate and protect athletes.