Dear Members, Continental Confederations, National Paralympic Committees and BWF Recognised Para Sports Organisations,
Thank you to the administrators, coaches, and team managers who attended the Anti-Doping Information Session on Tuesday 21 November 2023.
As you know, every player must complete anti-doping education before participating in the BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2024 (see our Notice of 10 November, linked here and also attached).
If your team manager did not attend, they can watch a recording of the information session on the Para Badminton World Championships page (linked here).
The PowerPoint presentation is attached and can also be accessed on the Championships page (linked here).
Please forward this to your team managers, coaches and support personnel going to the BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2024.
- Anti-Doping Information Session – for Coaches and Team Managers
The information session on Tuesday 21 November 2023 focused on how to plan for anti-doping education programmes for players who are participating in the BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2024 in Pattaya, Thailand. The session included information on the following:
- Why is Anti-Doping education important?
- Successful Elements – Education Programmes.
- Requirements for the BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2024.
- Options to achieve these requirements.
- 11 mandatory topics for education – anti-doping information.
- Resources / communication / inspiration.
Please contact BWF Head of Integrity, Andy Hines-Randle ([email protected]) with any questions about the requirement, resources or if you need assistance contacting your National Anti-Doping Organisation (NADO).
- About the Championships – what are the education requirements
The BWF Para Badminton World Championships 2024 will be hosted in Pattaya, Thailand early next year.
This is an eligibility requirement to participate in the Championships, as per BWF Anti-Doping Regulations, Article 17.2.
Please note that every individual player must complete a minimum standard of anti-doping education before they participate in the Championships.
Start planning to work with your NADO and the BWF to complete this requirement no later than Friday 09 February 2024.
See the attached guide on planning for anti-doping education.
- Anti-Doping Information – BWF Website
Please see that attachment Anti-Doping Information – BWF Website Links, which guides you to some essential anti-doping information on the BWF website.