Rules & Regulations

World Aquatics criteria on the participation of Russian and Belarusian athletes

These criteria have been adopted by the World Aquatics Bureau in response to the war in Ukraine, with the objective of ensuring the integrity and security of sporting competitions and the respect of the Olympic values.

Integrity Code

The World Aquatics Integrity Code establishes clear integrity standards for persons involved in Aquatics, to prohibit conduct that might undermine public confidence in the integrity of Aquatics and/or in the uncertainty of outcome of events, and to establish effective mechanisms for enforcement of this Integrity Code and sanctions for its violation.

Doping Control Rules

These Anti-Doping Rules are adopted and implemented in accordance with World Aquatics' responsibilities under the Code, and in furtherance of World Aquatics’ continuing efforts to eradicate doping in the aquatic sports.

Rules on the Protection from Harassment and Abuse

These Rules are the foundation for athlete safety, well-being and the prevention of harassment and abuse. The Rules define misconduct; create standards that set boundaries between professional and athlete members; mandatory reporting; establish a structure for investigation of complaints and their underlying circumstances; and promote greater accountability and compliance.

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