Bangkok, Thailand, March 18, 2017 – The AVC Medical Committee met in Bangkok for their annually meeting to review all related work, and the coming work this year.
AVC President Dr. Saleh A.Bin Nasser and other high-ranked officials greeted all members before the meeting, while FIVB and AVC Honorary Life President Mr.Wei Jizhong stressed that the anti-doping tests are more important politically because the victims are athletes, even though they do not use prohibited substances by themselves.
The meeting was chaired by Dr. Rueangsak Siriphol on behalf of AVC Medical Committee Chairman Dr. Yonus Popalzay, who was not able to attend the meeting.
During the meeting, the related matters in medical and anti-doping fields in previous year were reviewed and discussed including health management program for referees.
Medical and anti-doping presentations in recently FIVB Medical Commission Meeting were also presented and acknowledged to all members, while the duties of medical delegate during the competition were discussed and proposed for future activities.
The 2017 anti-doping tests plan were considered and approved emphasizing more tests in beach volleyball.
The meeting also discussed the availability of each member to work as the medical delegate of each AVC event, both volleyball and beach volleyball.