The 2021 WADA Code and Prohibited List, approved on 7 November 2019 during the Agency's World Conference on Doping in Sport that was held in Katovice, Poland, will come into force on 1 January 2021.
In line with that, WT General Assembly approved (6 Oct 2020) the new WT 2021 Anti-Doping Rules to come into force on 1 January 2021.
In the interest of full transparency, we would like to invite you to share the attached documents with your athletes and officials.
Attached you can find the followings:
1) WT 2021 Anti-Doping Rules
2) Significant changes between the current 2015 Code and the new 2021 Code
3) Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes on 2021 WADA Prohibited List
The 2021 WADA Prohibited list can be downloaded at the following link:
Additionally, we invite all of you to consult your National & Regionals Anti-Doping Agencies and WT Anti-Doping Manager (
for any concern or question you might have and we strongly encourage all our MNAs to use the WADA's Anti-Doping E-Learning Platform ADeL (
) to educate all your stakeholders easily and in your own language.
Resources and documents are also available in several languages via the WADA's website (
) and via the WT's website (
I take this opportunity to wish you all a pleasant festive season and a healthy and joyful 2021.
With my best regards,
Lausanne Liaison Office