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The Prohibitd List is an International Standard identifying substances and methods prohibited in-competition, out-of-competition and in particular sports.

2019 Prohibited List (from 1st January) »


Please note that from 1st January 2015 the Beta-blockers are prohibited In-Competition only, in the following disciplines: in constant-weight apnoea with or without fins, dynamic apnoea with and without fins, free immersion apnoea, Jump Blue apnoea, spearfishing, static apnoea, target shooting and variable weight apnoea.

WADA has developed doping control documentation in partnership with athletes, International Federations, National Anti-Doping Organizations, laboratories, and other stakeholders to standardize documentation and simplify the doping control process for athletes and sample collection personnel

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Anti-Doping Violation Case

In accordance with Article 14.3 of the World Underwater Federation Anti-Doping Rules (“CMAS ADR”), the CMAS hereby reports that the Athlete Mr David ČUSTIC (HRV) has violated Article 2.1 of the CMAS ADR (Presence of the following Prohibited Substance in the Athlete’s sample: Dehydrochloromethyl-testosterone).The Athlete has been sanctioned as follows:

  • 1. Mr David ČUSTIC has committed a violation of Article 2.1 of the CMAS ADR.
  • Mr David ČUSTIC is suspended for a period of Ineligibility of 4 (four) years.
  • The period of Ineligibility starts on 16 June 2018 and shall remain in full force and effect until 15 June 2022.
  • In accordance with Articles 9, 10.1 of the CMAS ADR, all the results achieved by the Athlete at the the10th Free Diving Indoor World Championship are disqualified with all resulting consequences. The corresponding medal is withdrawn, and the time world record achieved by the Athlete at the above-mentioned event is cancelled.

WADA Notice on Meldonium for Stakeholders

Montreal, 12 April 2016

Dear colleagues,

Please consult the linked Notice regarding Meldonium that is intended to clarify elements related to:

Its inclusion on the 2016 Prohibited List;
Excretion studies; and
Results management and adjudication.
We hope this helps guide your management and communications on the topic.
This document will soon be made available on WADA's website.

Best regards,

World Anti-Doping Agency

Avis aux partenaires de l'AMA sur le Meldonium

Montréal, le 12 avril 2016

Chers collègues,

Veuillez prendre connaissance de l'Avis sur le meldonium (en anglais) ayant pour but de clarifier les éléments reliés à :

Son inclusion à la Liste des interdictions 2016;
L'analyse des excrétions; et
La gestion des résultats et le processus d'arbitrage.
Nous espérons que ceci vous guidera dans la gestion et les communications sur le sujet.

Ce document sera disponible sur le site web de l'AMA prochainement.

Sincères salutations,

Agence mondiale antidopage