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Meet ITA Educator Derek Ryan at the WDSF World Breaking Championship! 21/09/2023

ITA speakers World Breaking

Bram Schellekens, Head of Summer Sports & IF Relations at the International Olympic Committee (Athlete´Apparel)

Discover what sets the Olympic Games apart from other international events – the essence of national and Olympic identity in athletes. An enlightening session not to be missed!

If you want to know more about this important point for qualifying events for Paris Olympic Games and Paris 2024 itself, come and  join  Mr. Bram Schellekens, Head of Summer Sports & IF Relations at International Olympic Committee, on 22 September from 18:00 in the Athlete Lounge at the Ladeuzeplein Square.

Derek  Ryan from ITA (Clean Sport)

Meet ITA Educator Derek Ryan at the WDSF World Breaking Championship!

We are delighted to announce that International Testing Agency (ITA) Educator Derek Ryan will be joining us to deliver an anti-doping education presentation on 22 September from 19:00 and host an anti-doping information booth on 23 September in the Athlete Lounge at the Ladeuzeplein Square.

Get ready for an engaging experience where all your questions on anti-doping will be answered!

The presentation and the information booth are open to everyone, and attendance is strongly encouraged – please do come and say hello and learn more about this important subject! Derek would be delighted to meet you to discuss any aspect of anti-doping and to answer your individual questions, including the following:

  • Understanding the Prohibited List and checking medications
  • The Doping Control Process
  • Applying for a Therapeutic Use Exemption
  • Learning about the Anti-Doping Rule Violations (ADRVs)
  • Your rights and responsibilities related to anti-doping

By visiting the ITA presentation or booth in the Athlete Lounge at the Ladeuzeplein Square and interacting with Derek, all athletes and ASP will have the chance to learn more about anti-doping, how it impacts Breaking and how they can be empowered to play an active role in #KeepingSportReal.

Want to know more about the ITA and its mission? Visit to explore the organisation's vision, initiatives and commitment to fair play in sports.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and join us at the event to help ensure a clean and transparent future for Breaking.