Roles & Responsibilities


Roles and Responsibilities of Athletes

  • • To be knowledgeable of and comply with the Anti-Doping Rules.
  • • To be available for Sample collection at all times.
  • • To take responsibility, in the context of anti-doping, for what they
  • ingest and use.
  • • To inform medical personnel of their obligation not to use prohibited
  • substances and prohibited methods and to take responsibility to
  • make sure that any medical treatment received does not violate the
  • Anti-Doping Rules.
  • • To disclose to their International Federation and to HKADC any
  • decision by a non-Signatory finding that the athlete committed an
  • anti-doping rule violation within the previous ten years.
  • • To cooperate with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating
  • anti-doping rule violations.


Roles and Responsibilities of Athlete Support Personnel

  • • To be knowledgeable of and comply with the Anti-Doping Rules.
  • • To cooperate with the Athlete Testing Program.
  • • To use his or her influence on athlete values and behavior to foster
  • anti-doping attitudes.
  • • To disclose to his or her International Federation and to HKADC any
  • decision by a non-Signatory finding that he or she committed an
  • anti-doping rule violation within the previous ten years.
  • • To cooperate with Anti-Doping Organizations investigating
  • anti-doping rule violations.
  • • Athlete support personnel shall not use or possess any prohibited
  • substance or prohibited method without valid justification.