The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2019 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and British Rowing want to ensure we know all the key details before it comes into effect on 1 January.
Whether you’re a rower, coach, parent, physio, doctor or strength & conditioning coach, it’s vital you are aware of the changes, so you don’t get caught out and end up with a ban from sport.
The List outlines substances and methods which are banned both in and out-of-competition, but it is not exhaustive as most categories only include common examples. It’s updated every October, giving you time to get to grips with any changes before the New Year, but please also be aware that changes can also be made to the Prohibited List throughout the year.
Several of the changes relate to supplements, or ingredients commonly found within them, while there is also more information around gene doping and examples of certain substances being known by a different name.
Find out here what you need to know about the WADA prohibited list 2019