SAL Antidoping Policy

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SAL Illicit Drugs Policy

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Swimming Australia Sports Supplement Policy

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Supplement Warning: Higenamine

In November 2016, ASADA published an athlete warning on the banned substance Higenamine, following a spike in the number of detections. Since that time, six more Australian athletes have tested positive for Higenamine, bringing the total number of positives for that substance to 13 across nine different sports.

ASADA has published an athlete warning about these ingredients. Full details available here

Supplement Warning: Prohibited stimulants common in supplements (June 2014)

Important athlete advisory regarding widely available supplements which contain prohibited stimulants.

Read more here

Supplement Warning: OxyElite Pro

Can cause: Acute Hepatitis and Liver Failure Following the Use of a Dietary Supplement Intended for Weight Loss or Muscle Building

ASADA has received a warning which originally came from the United State Anti-Doping Agency. ASADA’s understanding of this specific supplement OxyELITE Pro is that it was banned by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) in 2011 because it contained a prohibited ingredient.

Since 2011, ASADA is of the belief the supplement company may have changed the ingredient list which has resulted in the product being sold via the internet on Australian websites.

HAN Supplement Information

2018 Prohibited List

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2018 Prohibited List. It is important to familiarise yourself with the list. A summary of major modifications is provided here.

Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

A Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) is an exemption that allows an athlete to use, for therapeutic purposes only, an otherwise prohibited substance or method (of administering a substance) which may be present during competition. For more information and TUE forms click here

ASADA: Get Educated

ASADA is tasked to implement initiatives that increase the skills and knowledge of people involved in sporting activities about anti-doping matters. For more information and to register for an account please click here

Athlete Whereabouts Information

All swimmers in the International and Domestic Registered Testing Pool are required to submit their whereabouts information. For more information or to submit your whereabouts click here

Illicit Drugs in Sport

The Australian Government is working with National Sporting Organisations to develop a greater awareness of the dangers of illicit drugs and the impact they can have on our athletes and the broader community.

Through the Illicit Drugs in Sport (IDIS) Program, the Government is supporting National Sporting Organisations to ensure Australian athletes, coaches and administrators have the education and support to make the right choices when it comes to illicit drugs. For more information and resources click here

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