The President of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), Richard W. Pound, will hold a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13 on the occasion of the Pan American Games that will take place July 13-29.
The purpose of this press conference is to present an overview of WADA's programs and activities at the 2007 Pan American Games, as well as the Agency's work and mission in the Americas and worldwide to advance the fight against doping in sport. Journalists will be given the opportunity to ask questions of the participants.
Date: July 13, 2007
Time: 9 a.m.
Main Press Center (MPC) of the 2007 Pan American Games
Press Conference Room (2nd floor)
Avenida Salvador Allende 6.555, Pavilhão 5, Riocentro
Barra da Tijuca
Rio de Janeiro
Contact for the Media:
WADA Media Relations & Communications Manager
Cell: + 1-514-979-8820
Media Information Booth at the Games:
WADA will have a Media Information Booth on hand at the Main Press Center of the Games all day from July 12 to 15. Journalists who wish to receive material and information about WADA and the fight against doping are encouraged to visit WADA Media Relations Manager Frédéric Donzé at the booth.