Important Update_Participation at Non-Compliant Anti-Doping Event
30th November 2022
Dear APU Members,
Please note the following APU regulation re. Participation at Non-Compliant Anti-Doping Event.
This clause will be included in APU Regulation_Competition Progresssion.
Any athlete, coach, referee or official that participates in any International and/or invitational Powerlifting or Bench Press competition or Event which is organized by a Sporting Body, Federation or Organisation that has not received recognition from the World Anti-Doping Agency and is thus non-compliant with the Code and International Standards, shall be automatically rendered ineligible and shall not be given validation to take part in any APU Sanctioned National or IPF Sanctioned International Powerlifting or Bench Press Event for a period of 12 months from the date of the non-compliant event.
In the case of a second infringement for such participation, the period of ineligibility may be a maximum of 24 months.
Results achieved during the period of ineligibility for the above reason, cannot be used for grading entry to any National or IPF Sanctioned International Powerlifting or Bench Press Event.