Athletes participating in Tampere from 11-14 July and Rieti from 18-21 July will have an opportunity to win full-board tickets to next year´s European Athletics Championships in Zurich.
As part of the fifth edition of the European Athletics Anti-Doping Education Programme, athletes will be encouraged to take part in a series of activities aimed at helping enhance their knowledge of anti-doping issues.
Athletes will be asked to go through case studies using the interactive education tool "Real Winner" and take part in a quiz designed by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). The coaches will be engaged, too, through the education tool "Coach True".
All participants will receive a bracelet and if they score more than a stipulated level of marks in the quiz, they will also receive a branded t-shirt with the slogans of the programme – I Run Clean, I Jump Clean, I Throw Clean.
Athletes will be asked to share information with their fellow competitors and encourage aspiring athletes to adopt clean approach to sports through a twitter campaign using the hashtags #IRunClean, #IJumpClean and #IThrowClean.
Those who take part in the quiz and finish at least one Real Winner case study will be entered in a lottery. Three randomly selected athletes will win the following packages:
- 1st place: Accreditation (Team Access) for the 2014 European Athletics Championships in Zürich (SUI), Accommodation for the duration of the Championships in one of the team hotels (single room, BB or Full board), contribution to the flight ticket up to 400 CHF.
- 2nd place: Accreditation (Team Access) for the European Athletics Championships in Zürich, Accommodation for the duration of the Championships in one of the team hotels (single room, BB or Full board).
- 3rd place: Accreditation (Team Access) for the European Athletics Championships in Zúrich.
The prizes are transferable to the close relatives of athletes who automatically qualify for the 2014 European Athletics Championships.
Winners will be announced at the final banquet in Tampere and Rieti.