FIM DROPS WADA: USADA TAKES OVER ATHLETE DRUG TESTING

The FIM Board of Directors met at the Federation’s headquarters in Mies, Switzerland, on 27 & 28 August.
During these two days, the Board addressed many FIM topics. Here is what was announce about the drug testing topic:

The Board has approved a new simplified and speedy procedure for anti-doping tests for the AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship. The sample collection and analysis will be carried out by the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The FIM will be responsible for the rest of the procedure in case of a positive result.

Just in case you are wondering who is on the FIM Board here they are.  Left to right: Jan Stovicek (FIM Board Member), Martin De Graaff (FIM Europe President), Jorgen Bitsch (FIM Board Member), Larbi Rida-Sbai (FIM Africa Representative), Giovanni Copioli (FIM Board Member), Jos Driessen (FIM Board Member), Jorge Viegas (FIM President), Tony Skillington (FIM Chief Executive Officer), Pedro Venturo Jr (FIM Latin America President), Jacques Bolle (FIM Vice-President), Stephan Carapiet (FIM Asia President), Rob Dingman (FIM North America President & CONUs representative), Glen Williams ( FIM Oceania President). © FIM/Manon Geoffray

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