UKAD Chief Executive Nicole Sapstead comments on Minister Bańka's selection as new WADA President

On the selection of Minister Witold Bańka, by the public authorities, as the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) Chief Executive, Nicole Sapstead, commented: 

“Congratulations to Minister Bańka for being selected to become the next president of WADA.

Our Chair, Trevor Pearce CBE QPM, and I were very grateful for the opportunity to meet with Minister Bańka recently and discuss the significant opportunities at stake for WADA as it moves forward, particularly around governance reform and the role of the athlete voice in decision making.  

“We look forward to working with Minister Bańka, and continuing our close work with the staff at WADA in all areas of anti-doping, protecting athletes, and public faith in clean sport.”