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Poland: WADA threatens 'tough' consequences for Russia if doping manipulations found

Poland, Katowice
November 07, 2019 at 19:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

The new World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Witold Banka vowed strong repercussions for Russia if they are found to have manipulated the anti-doping data of its athletes in Moscow laboratory, at the closing press conference in Poland on Thursday.

Banka continued that he was "following the rules" regarding the Russia case, and would wait for "the results of the analysis and the recommendations by the Compliance Review Committee" before making a decision."

“Of course, if we discover some manipulations, the reactions should be tough," he added.

New vice president, and former short track speed-skater athelete, Yang Yang, said she was dedicated to putting the athlete first, including with "education, the testing, ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration and Management System), everything."

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The new World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president Witold Banka vowed strong repercussions for Russia if they are found to have manipulated the anti-doping data of its athletes in Moscow laboratory, at the closing press conference in Poland on Thursday.

Banka continued that he was "following the rules" regarding the Russia case, and would wait for "the results of the analysis and the recommendations by the Compliance Review Committee" before making a decision."

“Of course, if we discover some manipulations, the reactions should be tough," he added.

New vice president, and former short track speed-skater athelete, Yang Yang, said she was dedicated to putting the athlete first, including with "education, the testing, ADAMS (Anti-Doping Administration and Management System), everything."

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