Dear Members and Visitors,
I would like to formally inform you that at World Championships 2013 – ITF Anti-Doping Unit subjected 10 athletes to doping control. The tests were by random selection and included 4 gold medallists, 8 males 2 females were tested.
Athletes tested from :
Italy – Poland – Argentina – Russia - USA – France – Ukraine
The confirmed result are as follows:
All athletes tested had – No Prohibited Substances detected.
There are no disciplinary or legal issues for ITF Ethics and Discipline committee to consider at this time.
I would like to thank you formally for your support. Special sincere thanks to Grand Master Bos, without who’s support this significant step forward in ITF’s International standing would not have been possible.
ITF Doping control Unit was formally commended by PWC (our appointed testing organisation from Germany) for the empathic and professional way the tests were conducted.
The process was in full compliance with international WADA standards. The attitude and interactions with the athletes selected for testing, coaches, tournament organises and ITF officials were especially mentioned and are a credit to all of us affiliated with ITF.
Yours in Taekwon-Do,
Dr. Richard Aboud
ITF Medical Director & Chairman of Anti-Doping