Cyprus Powerlifting Federation
While CPF is an affiliated member of IPF Anti-Doping, policies and rules have been adopted and implemented, to ensure that all our athletes participating in the sport of powerlifting are in agreement to be bound by our Anti-Doping Rules.
IPF Anti-Doping Rules
CPF as a member of the IPF follows the Anti-Doping Rules
Cyprus Powerlifting Federation is unequivocal in its opposition to drugs in sport and strictly adheres to the IPF and the WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) code. Our role is very seriously and has worked diligently with our sporting partners and associates to become a responsible, high quality organization governing athletes committed to drug-free, high-standard competition.
The CPF is committed to protecting the health of our athletes and maintaining the integrity of our sport. As a Signatory to the World Anti-Doping Code (“the Code”), the CPF follows the anti-doping policies and rules which conform with the Code.
These are reflected in the following IPF Anti-Doping Rules:
- The IPF Anti-Doping Rulesshall be effective on July 6, 2021.
- Reminder of changesto the IPF Anti-Doping Rules as of 1 January 2021.
There are many resources on the IPF’s website to help you understand your rights and responsibilities.
As an athlete,
- You are strictly liablefor any substance found in your body (or specimen). You may be charged with anti-doping rule violation for the presence or use of a prohibited substance or method, whether its use was intentional or not.
- Always check your medications and supplements before consuming them to make sure they do not contain any substances or methods included on the WADA Prohibited List.
- If you have a medical condition for which you need to take a medication or use a therapeutic method that is prohibited under the WADA Prohibited List, apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) to the appropriate organization (IPF or NADO) prior to the start of its use and at least 30 days before competing.
- Educate yourself on the risks of taking supplements and minimize your risk.
- Understand and educateyourself on your rights and responsibilities as an athlete, including but not limited to:
- requirements for submitting whereabouts information, rights during sample collection, responsibility to avoid the use of prohibited substances and methods and apply for a TUEwhen needed, consent to the use of your information, obligations to follow the IPF Anti-Doping Rules and all consequences deriving therefrom
ANTI DOPING STATISTIC
End of March each year is the limit for all EPF member federations to report (to the IPF Secretary General) their national anti-doping activities the previous calendar year.
- The report shall contain:
- The number of tested lifters (specify Women and Men)
- In or out of competition
- Number of positives
- If positive, specify the substance(s)
- Name of the analyzing laboratory
Code and Prohibited List
This digital edition of the Prohibited List is for easy reference only; in the event of any conflict between this digital version and the official version (available in PDF format here), the official version shall prevail.
The Prohibited List is a mandatory International Standard as part of the World Anti-Doping Program.
The List is updated annually following an extensive consultation process facilitated by WADA. The effective date of the List is 1 January 2021.
Links and Athlete Resources
As a responsible athlete you must ensure that all medications that you are taking do not contravene anti-doping rules.
Follow the various links below to learn more about anti-doping in sport.
Documents and Guidance