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Competing in challenging weather conditions presents a variety of concerns, from increasing the difficulty of endurance performance to making you vulnerable to such illnesses as heat cramp, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Hear from experts and athletes on their experience in acclimating for adverse weather conditions to help you prepare for your competition.

Preparation is absolutely vital, and acclimatisation is the first, most important countermeasure you can take now. It should be your number one priority.
Professor Sébastien Racinais
Chair of the IOC Adverse Weather Impact Expert Working Group
Athlete and expert advice