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Bit, and regulations doping control in the bench press

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What is the doping control, and what it is? What are the standards and rules stipulated in the bench press? That athlete can be disqualified? The answers to these questions, read this article.

The bench press is a basic exercise that is used not only in bodybuilding but also in international competitions. Competitions in this discipline are carried out with the 50-ies of the last century. That period has seen a large number of cases of the use of substances that increase the physical capabilities of the body. For this reason, the leading powerlifting Federation introduced a bit, and regulations doping control in the bench press.

Doping control

Among the existing professional federations powerlifting testing for doping is not the WPO/WPC.

If the use of prohibited substances is detected in participants AWPC, WDFPF/RDFPF, IPA, WPA, IPF, athletes facing a lifetime ban.

Among these federations in particular are highlighted in the IPA and WPA, with two compartments for competition powerlifters with doping control and without it.

Sports organizations themselves put the rules on the prohibition of the use of certain substances or are generally accepted guidelines. IPF is the only powerlifting Federation recognized at the international level. So there are rules for doping control, established by the International Olympic Committee.

Test for a banned substance for professional athletes regardless of age and status:

  • juniors;
  • veterans;
  • Paralympic.

The order of testing for doping is provided by the regulations of the world anti-doping Agency WADA. Samples for test will be taken during and outside of competitions. Results are determined on the basis of the analysis of blood and urine. The athlete is not notified in advance of testing to obtain accurate data. Collection of tests conducted by the inspector doping control with the corresponding ID. It is accompanied by the athlete is sent to a special item, where taking the blood and urine. At the request of the Commission may take one or both tests. Before the test it is forbidden to visit the toilet and shower.

If the contestant refuses doping control, this action can be automatically regarded as a violation of the rules and was punished with disqualification for the period of 2 years.

Rules of the bench press

Performing bench-press competitions counts if the following rules:

  • Headboard benches, on which rests the athlete turned to the chief judge.
  • During press back, the shoulders and the pelvis pressed against the surface of the platform.
  • The athlete has the right to change the height of the bench, if from his height he could not plant the feet into the floor.
  • Charming the presence of 2-4 persons providing insurance at the time of press.
  • Insurers are permitted to file a competing bar on straight arms, but not to help complete the exercise.
  • If the referee signaled three times in red, attempt to press not counted.
  • The maximum width of the grip between the hands on the fretboard is 81 cm Allowable distance is limited to marking labels.
  • The athlete is allowed to use a reverse grip for personal comfort.
  • Exercise is not counted if the athlete began to run the bench without the judge’s signal (the word “Press”). One command that is given when a powerlifter takes a fixed exercise with the stamp relating to the chest.
  • Not allowed to lift the barbell at waist level and below.
  • The run scored if the athlete squeezed the weight on straight arms and fixed stationary. The judge gives the command “Rack”, after which the athlete can put the shell on a rack.
  • Sometimes during the competition the new demands which will be communicated to participants in advance.

    A press of a bar from a breast does not count if the athlete:

    • ignored the signal of the chief judge;
    • torn away from the pelvis bench or move feet;
    • pushed Grif “repulsed”;
    • moved the weight of the bar on his chest during lowering;
    • straightened his hands at the same time;
    • changed the trajectory of the rod;
    • received assistance from the belayer partner after the judge’s signal;
    • touched feet to the bench or supports;
    • hooked neck stand to simplify the push rod up.

    The result set by the athlete, can also not be recorded if the belayer partner after the chief judge was left too close to the bar and threw watching the review.

    Existing regulations

    Depending on the Federation and the rules of competition powerlifters participate in three divisions:

    • basecatalogname;
    • with a single-layer outfit;

    • with a layered outfit (there are restrictions – no more than 3 layers).

    Athletes seeking to obtain the title of master of sport (MS) or master of sport international class (MSIC), are required to undergo a doping control. Athletes will be weighed twice a day and 2 hours before the competition. Depending on the weight the contestants are divided into divisions. In accordance with the rules set by the Federation of powerlifting of Russia, for women and men presented in separate regulations in the category of AWPC.

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