Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

Anti-doping personnel transition from Olympics to Paralympics

The IPC Anti-Doping Committee ensured sample collection personnel are prepared to implement the anti-doping programme at the Games. 03 Mar 2014
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A picture of the slopes from the air

Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre will host the alpine skiing and snowboard competitions at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Games.

ⒸSochi 2014
By IPC

The Paralympic Winter Games run from 7-16 March in Sochi, where 575 athletes from 45 different countries will contest 72 sets of medals.

The International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) Anti-Doping Committee held a workshop ahead of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games this week to help all of the sample collection personnel transition from working at the Olympics to the Paralympics.

Committee members Nicki Vance and George Tsamis informed the staff of how procedures may slightly differ at a Paralympics. They also reviewed impairment awareness and classification information, in addition to having an open dialogue about the sample collection procedures.

The Paralympic Winter Games run from 7-16 March in Sochi, where 575 athletes from 45 different countries will contest 72 sets of medals.