Testing procedure : my rights and duties


In the implementation of doping controls, AFLD must respect the rights of the athlete, without failing to remind its duties if necessary.




  • Seek the assistance of a third party and, if available, an interpreter (at the discretion of the Doping Control Officer (DCO))
  • Request information on the review procedure
  • Request a delay before reporting to the doping control station for various reasons ( media imperative formal ceremony , medical emergency, etc.) on condition that he be escorted anywhere and anytime.
  • Request that changes be made to the sample collection procedure, if you are a disabled sports
  • In principle, affixing of seals by the athlete under supervision of the DCO
  • Check all the data on the transcribed record
  • On receiving individual notification, the athlete must report immediately to doping control , unless valid reasons for a delay.
  • Staying in the presence of the DCO or Chaperone at all times of the notification at the end of the sample collection procedure, unless otherwise instructed in the notification.
  • Submit an “appropriate” identification document
  • Before doping control, notify the DCO drugs or products taken recently for them to be recorded in the minutes
  • Comply with sample collection procedures (any difference can be an anti-doping violation)


  • Leave with a copy of the minutes
  • Being informed of the results within 3 weeks maximum , by registered letter with acknowledgment of receipt if the check is positive or on request of the athlete to the Federation (if licensed) or the AFLD (if not licensed).
  • If the A sample analysis is positive, request a B sample analysis within 5 days (10 if outside France) after receiving the results.
  • Sign the minutes after the doping control has been achieved