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WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Anti-Doping Programme Dermot Howlin Gymnastics Ireland Policy & Welfare Manager (Anti-Doping Officer)

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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Anti-Doping Programme Dermot Howlin Gymnastics Ireland Policy & Welfare Manager (Anti-Doping Officer)
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Prior to 2009 .. Limited education/information provided internally. Reference in our AOA of Irish Anti- Doping Rules
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM First Steps.. Meetings with ISC AD Unit Presentation to Board Develop AD section for Website Communication to Clubs & Board Commenced distribution of Wallet
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM On going...... Updating website Regular liaising/queries with ISC Some contact with FIG
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM 2011 ISC/Gymnastics Ireland Anti-Doping Strategy Prompted by ISC Developed an annual Education programme including the process of dealing with AD violations + template letters In conjunction with ISC designed an internal Education Workshop
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Who needs support/information? Gymnasts Parents Coaches National Squads/Teams (11/12 yr olds +) National Squad Head of Delegation Staff Board Members Club Personnel
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  • Education Tools Used at Workshop Wallet Card What is Doping? Sample Collection process ISC Posters Photos of Sample Vessels/Cards National Testing Pool Leaflets/AD Rules Food & Food Supplements Promote Real Winner
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Development Squads/International Selection Website (Pre/Post TUE) Emails to clubs/VPs Consent forms 1-2 Hour Workshop (..5 held so far) Educational Material -Letter to Parents Queries Role of Head of Delegation
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM In-CompetitionOut-of-Competition 2010YESNO 2011Rescheduled...NO 2012??
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM ISC Registered Testing Pool 2012 One member New area for NGB One to one support for gymnast on Whereabouts completion (initially) Exceptional Support from ISC!
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Age not relevant.! Young gymnasts tested abroad.. On-going issues Fear of Testing by young person Child Protection concerns(always have representative) Parents education/understanding
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM FIG LISTED EVENT..... If TUE Needed MUST set up ADAMS Account A NTI D OPING A DMINISTRATION & M ANAGEMENT S YSTEM TUE submitted on-line only! (ADAMS Account set up in advance)
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM What is working well? Backing of Gymnastics Ireland Board/CEO Internal Workshops (feedback/discussion) Letters to Parents Handing queries promptly Regular communication to members & parents Established as ADO
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  • WWW.GYMNASTICSIRELAND.COM Issues/Potential issues/Comments.. Many Disciplines within gymnastics Parents/Coaches (not checking Eirpharm/Globaldro) Individuals not checking the exact medication or dosage Queries on supplements Fear of handling a positive test Consider setting up a Working Group between NGBs Anti Doping Officerss