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Date
27 Sep 2001
Tags
IOC News , Press Release

THE IOC MEDICAL COMMISSION REISSUES ITS WARNINGS AGAINST THE USE OF NUTRITIONAL SUPPLEMENTS


Lausanne, 27 September 2001 - The first extensive reports from the study ordered and funded by the IOC on 600 nutritional supplements show that some 15 to 20% of the products analysed contain non-labelled substances which could lead to a positive doping test.

At this stage, the IOC Medical Commission can only recommend to athletes and their entourage not to take such products.






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