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Drug Free Sport New Zealand

Swimming New Zealand is committed to the advancement of clean sport that rejects cheating through the use of performance enhancing drugs and methods.

Swimming New Zealand is in partnership with the national anti-doping organisation, Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) to:

Promote a culture of clean sport
Deliver anti-doping education
Organise and implement testing programmes
Report doping and suspicious activity
Support athletes to compete drug free

For full information about anti-doping, visit http://www.drugfreesport.org.nz/

More information can also be found in the pages and links below.

Need Help?

If you have any questions, please contact DFSNZ on 0800 DRUGFREE (378 437)

Your Swimming New Zealand point of contact for anti-doping matters is: Holly Fletcher, email holly@swimming.org.nz 

More Resources:

DFSNZ Education

DFSNZ Resources

DFSNZ E-learning


2017 Clean Sport Handbook

Drug Free Sport NZ has developed a range of resources. They are suitable for any athlete competing at national level or higher and any support staff or medical staff that assist them.

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The Prohibited List

The Prohibited List is published by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) every year and details all substances and methods which are prohibited or banned in sport.

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The anti-doping rules

All members of Swimming New Zealand must abide by New Zealand’s Sports Anti-Doping Rules. These rules reflect the World Anti-Doping Agency’s World Anti-Doping Code.

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Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) recommends you check the status of supplements before they are used or distributed.

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Medications & Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE)

Athletes may require medical treatment with a substance or method that is prohibited in sport. A Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) allows an athlete to use an otherwise prohibited substance or method.

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The Athlete Whereabouts Programme

The Athlete Whereabouts Programme allows Drug Free Sport NZ to locate athletes for testing.

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Drug testing is one of the best ways to identify athletes who are doping and to protect athletes who are clean competitors.

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