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Anti-doping rules adopted for the Olympic Games are increasingly severe.

Significant increase in number of tests

The increase in the number of tests: up from 3,600 in Athens to 4,500 in Beijing, serves as a clear demonstration of the IOC's commitment to ensuring that athletes play fair. As a general rule, all top five finishers plus a further two were tested. The tests included pre-competition controls, which had proved to be decisive. Of the 4,500 tests, around 700 to 800 applied to urine EPO detection and 900 were blood tests.

Who does what?

As the ruling body for the Olympic Games, the IOC delegated the responsibility for implementing doping controls to the Organising Committee for the Olympic Games and the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). They acted under the IOC’s authority. The IOC Medical Commission was responsible for overseeing all doping control processes on-site, which was in full compliance with the IOC Anti-Doping Rules, the World Anti-Doping Code and the International Standard for Testing (ISO9001:2000).

Anti-doping rules for Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued the IOC Anti-Doping Rules which will be applied during the Nanjing 2014 Olympic Games. This important document has been sent to the National Olympic Committees, the International Winter Sports Federations, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the national anti-doping agencies and the WADA-accredited laboratory with an accompanying letter. 

Accompanying letter to stakeholders

Anti-Doping Rules - Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

IOC Needle Policy - 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games – Nanjing 2014

Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUEs) Application Form

WADA Prohibited List

The 2014 prohibited list

World Anti-Doping Code

Please find below a link to the WADA world anti-doping code:
The World Anti-Doping Code - 2009