Last weekend at the Seibersdorf in anti-doping lab held a workshop – the sixth consecutive year. Dr. Nenad Dikic with a director of anti-doping laboratory Dr. Günter Gmeiner initiated the first meeting, which aims to educate colleagues in the region in terms of the analysis of doping substances.
This year’s theme was ABP (Athletic Biological Passport) as one of the aspects of anti-doping fight in which WADA insists. Determination of blood parameters over time to form the athlete biological passport is aimed at endurance sports such as athletics, cycling, skiing, biathlon, triathlon and rowing. Serbia and other countries in the region have started this way of testing aimed to first target high-risk sports / athletes.
Guests at the lecture were representatives from WADA and the IAAF, which are presented to us their experiences and give guidance for future work.