ANTI-DOPING

REGULATIONS & DOCUMENTS

IBU Integrity Code

WADA Code

WADA Prohibited List

OUR ANTI-DOPING RULES VIOLATION PROCESS

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The Biathlon Integrity Unit receives a report of an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) or other information which indicates a possible Anti-Doping Rules Violation (ADRV)

The Biathlon Integrity Unit reviews the report; checks it against anti-doping rules e.g. Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE); and collects information from ADAMS

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3

The Biathlon Integrity Unit sends a Notification Letter to the Athlete (or other Person) with the charge which may include a provisional suspension; and informs the IBU Secretary General

4

The Athlete (or other Person) is expected to answer the Notification Letter. They may request the opening of the B-sample, challenge the provisional suspension and either accept the charge or request a hearing

The External Legal Counsel consults the Biathlon Integrity Unit on next steps and submits the Charge Letter with supporting evidence to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Anti-Doping Division

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The CAS Anti-Doping Division conducts the hearing and adjudication process and announces a decision, which is subject to appeal to the CAS

7

The Biathlon Integrity Unit immediately notifies all Persons with a right to appeal and provides them with a case file containing all relevant information