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Gymnastics - 05. March 2008.

Doctor Michel Léglise – the athlete is responsible for what he ingests and uses

Last year has (once again) been marked by doping problems in certain sports, particularly in cycling. These doping scandals generally affect the image of all sports on high level. As all international federations, the FIG has approved and signed the code of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and is therefore bound to respect the rules and obligations. The Continental Unions of the FIG are subject to the same rules and are under the responsibility of the FIG.

Doctor Michel Léglise, in 1998 you already said that gymnastics and doping do not get along so well. As president of the medical commission and official doctor of the FIG, can you tell us to what extent gymnastics is nowadays concerned by the phenomenon of doping?

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