Athletes' Rights and Responsibilities

During doping control, you have certain rights and responsibilities:

You have the right to:

  • A representative;
  • An interpreter, if available;
  • Ask for additional information regarding the sample collection process and document any concerns;
  • Request a delay in reporting to the doping control station for valid reasons providing you are chaperoned during the delay;
  • Request modifications to the sample collection process.

You have the responsibility to:

  • Remain within the sight of sample collection personnel throughout the doping control process;
  • Produce identification;
  • Comply with sample collection procedures;
  • Report immediately to the doping control station for testing unless delayed for valid reasons;
  • Maintain control of your sample until it is sealed.

See Also...

Quick Reference Card

(April 2012) This handy card highlights athletes' rights and responsibilities and CCES anti-doping resources. [875 KB PDF]...