India to host 3rd WADA Athlete Biological Passport Symposium- 2022” in New Delhi

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India will host the 3rd  WADA(World Anti-Doping Agency) Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) Symposium- 2022” in New Delhi from 12-14 October 2022.The Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Singh Thakur will address the opening session of the Symposium.

The 3rd WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) Symposium- 2022” is being organised by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL). 

The first WADA ABP Symposium was hosted by Qatar in 2015 and the second was hosted by Italy at Rome in 2018.

Two hundred plus participants from 56 Countries, WADA Officials, representatives and Experts from different National Anti-Doping Organizations, Athlete Passport Management Units (APMUs) and WADA Accredited Laboratories are participating in this Symposium.

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was established in 1999 as an international independent agency composed and funded by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and governments of the world.

Its main aim is to fight against the unauthorized use of performance enhancing drugs (Dope) by the athletes in sports. 

WADA’s primary role is to develop, harmonize and coordinate anti-doping rules and policies across all sports and countries.

WADA is an international organisation. It delegates work in individual countries to Regional and National Anti-Doping Organizations.

Headquarters: Lausanne,Switzerland.

President: Witold Bańka

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