“Clean” Games in Patras

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The Mediterranean Beach Games “Patras 2019”, held in August (25-31) were “clean” games as no athlete was found positive to prohibited substances, after the doping control of all the given samples.

Athletes of 12 sports from 14 countries out of 26 which participated in the Mediterranean Beach Games, were tested and 76 urine doping control and 7 EPO tests were contucted.

All The 83 samples were negative to prohibited substances, a great satisfaction for the International Committee of Mediterranean Games, as it is proves  that all the Mediterranean Olympic Committees follow the rules of fair play and contiunue the fight against doping.

The “clean” Games of Patras provide the ICMG with the determination to remain firm to its principles for zero tolerance to the doping matters and to continue the collaboration with International Olympic Committee, WADA and the National Olympic Committees of the countries-members, in order to keep and improve the anti-doping rules, in the direction of fair play and the values ​​of Olympism.