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HEAD COACH SENIOR EQUIPPED TEAM

We are pleased to announce that Dean Bowring has been appointed to this position. Dean is a former World Senior Champion with many years of competitive and coaching experience. Please give Dean your full support in this important role.

ANTI-DOPING

James Hetherington was selected for drug testing at the British Men's University Championships 25th March 2018 and his urine sample showed the presence of Furosemide (S5. Diuretics and Masking Agents), which are prohibited substances under the WADA Code. Following an appeal hearing he has been banned for a period of 12 months from 24th April 2018.

Harry Figg was selected for drug testing at the British Men's Classic Championships 2nd September 2018 and his urine sample showed the presence of S1.1A Exogenous AAS/trenbolone and its metabolite epitrenbolone, which are prohibited substances under the WADA Code. He is therefore banned for a period of four years effective from 24th November 2018.

Aaron Thompson was selected for drug testing at the British Men's Classic Championships 2nd September 2018 his urine sample showed the presence of S6. Stimulants/cocaine metabolites Benzoylecgonine, Methylecgonine, which are prohibited substances under the WADA Code. He is therefore banned for a period of two years effective from 24th November 2018.

Daniglius Navickas was selected for drug testing at the Greater London Championships 30th September 2018 and his urine sample showed the presence of S4, Hormone and Metabolic Modulators/tamoxifen metabolites, which are prohibited substances under the WADA Code. He is therefore banned for a period of four years effective from 24th November 2018.

MEMBERSHIP

A reminder that if you change your postal address or your email address to inform the Membership Registrar. It's important that we have up to date contact information for all our members and remember if your email is wrong you won't be able to enter British championships. And, of course, don't forget to renew your membership for 2019.

SEASON'S GREETINGS

British Powerlifting would like to wish all its members a very happy festive season and successful lifting for the New Year.



British Powerlifting is the only UK powerlifting organisation that carries out independent WADA compliant drug testing. In 2017 we conducted some 140 anti-doping tests, all at our own expense. GB lifters in World Championships are registered with the IPF for Out of Competition Testing (OCT).

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