Date: January 13-24, 2012
Location: Innsbruck, Austria
The Play True Generation Program will be in operation at the first Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck.
It will be based on the successful program launched at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore, and will allow a team of six anti-doping experts to reach out to 1,000 athletes aged 14-19 and competing in 15 different sports.
The team will be led by WADA Education Manager Jennifer Sclater and includes David Muller (Austrian National Anti-Doping Agency), Daisuke Kobayashi (Japan Anti-Doping Agency), Minnie Kim (Korea Anti-Doping Agency), Karen Stepanyan (Armenian National Anti-Doping Organization) and former Malawi Olympian and coach Yona Walesi.
WADA activities during the Games:
Play True Challenge – this award-winning educational tool is available in 10 languages and allows athletes to explore the benefits of smart training, good nutrition and hydration, rest, and the consequences of doping.
Who Wants to Play True? – from the award-winning CoachTrue, this tool will be available in eight languages and is designed for coaches to demonstrate their knowledge of anti-doping.
For further information, please watch this video on WADA’s Play True Generation Program produced by the IOC at the Summer Youth Olympics in Singapore.