It’s important to understand how the roles and responsibilities placed on an athlete in the Code impact your role in supporting them. By clearly understanding athlete roles and responsibilities, you can help ensure the athletes’ rights are protected.
Click the sections below to read more about the responsibilities of the athlete as outlined in the different Articles of the Code.
To be knowledgeable of and comply with all applicable anti-doping policies and rules adopted pursuant to the Code.
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 anti-doping policies and rules adopted pursuant to the Code.