Yuliya Stepanova

Yuliya Stepanova receives Anti-Doping-Award 2016

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Berlin. Yuliya Stepanova receives the Anti-Doping-Award 2016 from the German organization “Doping-Opfer-Hilfe (DOH)“. Yuliya is rewarded for being a key whistleblower for revealing the Russian doping system.

The DOH honors Yuliya as an active athlete with unprecedented moral courage and clear attitude, who newly initiated, despite all personal risk, the dream of self-determined sports without fraud and misuse.

It’s the first year in which the Anti-Doping-Award is endowed with 10,000 EUR, realized by private donators.

The award ceremony will take place on the 6th of December in Berlin. Yuliya Stepanova has already accepted the prize.

Previous award winners were, amongst others, the cancer researcher and anti doping expert Prof. Dr. Werner Franke, the sports journalist Herbert Fischer-Solms, the trainer Hansjörg Kofink and Henner Misersky and the endocrinologist Prof. Dr. Christian Strasburger.

(German source: http://no-doping.org/19-07-2016-pm-doping-opfer-hilfe)