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Katowice, Poland selected as host city for the 2019 World Conference on Doping in Sport

May 18, 2017

WADA Board has approved Katowice, Poland as host for the fifth World Conference, which is to be held in November 2019. Poland’s Minister of Sport and Tourism, Witold Bańka and Katowice’s Mayor, Marcin Krupa, gave Members a preview of what they could expect from Katowice – a European destination that has a depth of experience in hosting major events. Addressing the room, they said, “There are many reasons for holding this event in Poland, not the least of which is our country’s long-held, strong, commitment to the fight against doping in sport. We look forward to welcoming Members in numbers for a successful Conference in our vibrant sporting country with modern infrastructure and dynamic, welcoming people.


Source wada news release