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Faster, higher, stronger for athletes and smaller, newer, longer for the labs

24 Jun 2016

Citius, Altius, Fortius – the Olympic motto of faster, higher, stronger. It inspires athletes to be the best they can be. Unfortunately in the pursuit of excellence some athletes choose to use prohibited performance enhancing substances.

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) produces an annual list of prohibited substances. To detect their use, samples are collected from athletes both in-and out-of-competition and analysed at accredited laboratories.