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Structure & Policy


On the 1st of January 2015 a new world anti-doping code came into effect. From this date the Irish Sports Council and those who have adopted the Irish Sports Council rules must comply with their responsibilities under the new code.

The policy of Gymnastics Ireland is that doping is contrary to the spirit of FAIR PLAY and all members have a responsibility to ensure that our sport is free of doping.

Irish Anti-Doping Rules 2015 Version 2.0

On January 1st 2019, a revision version of the 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules will come into effect. Please below a copy of the 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules Version 2.0 and a summary of changes in relation to Version 2.0.

All gymnasts, coaches, parents and club personnel should refer to the information below with regard to the new WADA 2015 code.

Download Sport Ireland 2020 Anti-Doping Wallet Card here...


For further information on Ant-Doping, please refer to Sport Ireland - which will cover such areas as;

  • What Happens In A Drug Test?
  • How to check your medications?
  • Prohibited List
  • Supplements & Nutrition
  • Results Management
  • Anti-Doping Rule Violations

Therapeutic Use Exemption

Gymnasts, like all others have illness or conditions that require them to take particular medications. All gymnasts should check their prescribed and over the counter medications to see if they are permitted. If the medication you require falls under the World Anti- Doping Agency prohibited list, you may need to apply for a Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE).

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