WADA publishes Independent Observer Team report from 2018 Asian Games

Feb 6, 2019

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published its Independent Observer (IO) Team’s report regarding the anti-doping program at the 2018 Asian Games, held in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, between 18 August and 2 September 2018.

As it has done at a number of major events since 2000, WADA sent a team to monitor the anti-doping program that was run by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) with the aim of reinforcing confidence in athletes and the public as to the quality, effectiveness and reliability of the Games’ anti-doping program.

In addition to collaboration with the OCA and providing general support prior to the Games, the team provided real-time feedback to the OCA designed to optimize the efficiency and effectiveness of the program in compliance with the World Anti-Doping Code and International Standards.


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