In an interview with PAP, the president of the World Anti-doping Agency, Witold Banka, discusses the successful prosecuton of Russia for institutionalised doping, the penalty imposed, and the future of the agency's mission.
The head of the Polish Olympic Committee (PKOl) has been nominated to the executive board of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
"I will never let WADA become part of the political game," Witold Bańka, President of the World Anti-Doping Agency, emphasized in an interview with PAP. At the end of June, the U.S. Congress received a report criticizing WADA, including for being slow in its actions against Russia.
Former sprinter Witold Bańka, who became the Sports Minister in 2015, will take up his position as president at the beginning of 2020.
Polish Minister of Sport and Tourism Witold Bańka will be the European candidate for head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the Council of Europe decided on Wednesday in Strasbourg.
Polish Sport and Tourism Minister Witold Bańka was elected on Wednesday as Europe's candidate for the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).