Doping Control at the 2023 FIBA World Cup in Jakarta

The excitement of the FIBA World Cup match in Jakarta. Source: IADO.

Jakarta, 3 September 2023

The 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup has been taken places in the Philippines, Japan, and Indonesia from August 25th to September 10th, 2023. The 32 teams participating in the event are on the progress in 92 matches in 16 days. The Indonesia Arena Stadium in the Gelora Bung Karno (GBK) area, Senayan, Jakarta became a witness to the FIBA World Cup. The stadium was recently inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, on August 7th, 2023.

The national teams competed in the FIBA World Cup 2023 Indonesia, including Latvia, Lebanon, Canada, France, Iran, Brazil, Côte d’Ivoire, and Spain, became the first national teams to use the stadium which was specifically built to welcome the 2023 FIBA World Cup 2023.

Doping control at the FIBA World Cup 2023 in Jakarta was conducted by the Philippines NADO (Phi-NADO) in collaboration with the Indonesia Anti-Doping Organization (IADO). Phi-NADO sent 2 DCOs and IADO sent 4 Chaperones. The overall doping control at the FIBA World Cup 2023 Jakarta did not have any difficulty in accordance with the International Standards for Testing and Investigations (ISTI) and FIBA doping control procedures.

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