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U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)

Having a fair and effective anti-doping program is vital to ensure that the rights of clean athletes and the integrity of competition are upheld. USA Weightlifting is
opposed to the practice of doping in sport and fully supports and complies with the policies, protocols, and rules set forth by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as the independent, non-profit anti-doping organization in the U.S. Guided by their mission to preserve the integrity of competition, inspire true sport, and protect the rights of U.S. athletes, USADA is charged with implementing a comprehensive anti-doping program for all Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American, and Para Pan American sport National Governing Bodies, their athletes, and events. USADA's scope of responsibility includes:

  • Education for athlete and athlete support personnel
  • Drug reference resources
  • In-competition and out-of competition testing
  • Results management processes

USADA is a signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code (Code), which is a framework of anti-doping policies, rules, and regulations within sport. The Code, along with the supporting International Standards, is maintained by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to ensure global harmonization of anti-doping rules.

To help athletes, athlete support personnel, and medical professionals understand the anti-doping process and the role they play in helping to protect clean sport, USADA’s website www.USADA.org provides a variety of resources in the areas of:

  1. Coaching Resources
  2. Contract Testing Services
  3. Dietary Supplements
  4. Drug Reference Resources like the Drug Reference Line and GlobalDRO
  5. Health Professional Resources
  6. Results Management
  7. Retirement Processes
  8. Testing Processes
  9. Play Clean Tip Center
  10. The Prohibited List
  11. Therapeutic Use Exemptions
  12. Whereabouts

 


USADA's Athlete Express is available to help with immediate assistance for any questions or concerns. Athlete Express provides support over the phone and via email regarding whereabouts, testing, Therapeutic Use Exemptions, prohibited substances, educational resources, and more.

 

1-800-601-2632 | 719-785-2000| athleteexpress@usada.org

 

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TrueSport is a movement powered by USADA that seeks to ensure a positive youth sport experience. Through certified TrueSport coaches, TrueSport parents and TrueSport Ambassadors, this movement strives to impart the important life lessons learned through participation in sport, including a focus on:

  • Clean Competition
  • Sportsmanship
  • Peak Performance

Learn more and get involved today at www.TrueSport.org

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Twitter- @truesport