Why FINA & LEN Leader Barelli Needs To Plug Energy Into The Right Anti-Doping Socket

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The strong anti-doping stance of Korea, highlighted by the case of Park Tae-hwan, stands in stark contrast to the lack of resolve from sponsors, federations and leading figures at FINA, the international governing body, and LEN, the European swimming league. Paolo Barelli, the president of LEN and the Italian federation and the FINA Honorary Secretary, faces a serious test this weekend when he attends the Lignano Sabbiadoro Energy Standard Cup.

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The strong anti-doping stance of Korea, highlighted by the case of Park Tae-hwan, stands in stark contrast to the lack of resolve from sponsors, federations and leading figures at FINA, the international governing body, and LEN, the European swimming league. Paolo Barelli, the president of LEN and the Italian federation and the FINA Honorary Secretary, faces a serious test this weekend when he attends the Lignano Sabbiadoro Energy Standard Cup.

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