Yang Yang was elected as Vice-Chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency and will take office formally next year
Yang Yang was elected vice chairman of WADA.Picture / Vision China November 7, Beijing time, the 5th World Anti-Doping Conference in Katowice, Poland, Polish Sports and Tourism Minister Banka was elected as the new chairman, China ‘s first Olympic Winter Games gold medal winner Yang Yang was electedAs vice-chairmen, the two men will serve for three years, and will formally take office on January 1, 2020.In May of this year, Yang Yang was nominated by the Executive Committee of the World Anti-Doping Agency (hereinafter referred to as WADA) and the Foundation Board of Directors as the preferred candidate for the vice chairman of WADA. She will succeed Linda Hellland, who will retire at the end of the year.In an interview with the media by the Air Force, Yang Yang said that it is trust and responsibility to become a candidate for WADA vice chairman. She will do her best to protect the rights and interests of clean athletes in the future and create a cleaner competition environment.This is not Yang Yang’s first exposure to the world’s anti-doping work.From 2005 to 2013, Yang Yang served as a member of the WADA Athlete Committee.During his participation in Poland, Yang Yang was trapped by jet lag and was unable to sleep. He had been on the world of evil tonic. The International Convention against the Use of Doping in Sports, adopted in October 2005, is the first government in the world.Agreed to use the power of international law on anti-doping issues.Since being appointed as the preferred candidate for WADA vice chairman in May this year, Yang Yang has been actively adapting to his new role.On the morning of September 26th, the Polish Minister of Sports and Tourism, WADA President-elect Banka, WADA Director General Nigli and his party visited the China Anti-Doping Center.This is the first collective visit of WADA’s top management team, and Yang Yang, the vice president-elect, will be the first representative of WADA to participate in this visit.Yang Yang said that he hopes that his past experience as an athlete will play a better role in promoting athletes ‘participation in anti-doping work and decision-making. At the same time, he also hopes to establish a good communication coaxiality between the Chinese anti-doping center and WADA.