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Play clean and win a golden volleyball from @FIVBMedical

 
Five-time Olympic beach volleyball athlete Emanuel Rego is an advocate for FIVB's Play Clean Anti-Doping Education Programme
Lausanne, Switzerland, November 19, 2014 – Fans of @FIVBMedical on Twitter can win a special golden volleyball for learning about anti-doping during #WednesdayWisdom.

The International Volleyball Federation takes anti-doping seriously, and was pleased to announce recently that the success of FIVB’s Play Clean anti-doping programme has continued in 2014 after tests given to players in the lead up to and during the FIVB Volleyball Men’s and Women’s World Championships in Poland and Italy respectively returned  all negative results.

Some of the biggest advocates for anti-doping are FIVB athletes themselves, including five-time Olympic beach volleyball athlete Emanuel Rego, of Brazil.

“Beach volleyball and volleyball are very clean sports, and I’m very proud of that,” Rego said. “I’m a real example, (in the fight against doping). In 20 years of my career with a lot of success, a lot of medals, Olympic medals, World Championships, I’ve never been through doping.

“This is the example I want to show the world, the new generation of athletes. It’s easy to do that. You just make the choice.”

@FIVBMedical wants to know, “Who inspires you to Play Clean”?

Whether it’s a professional athlete, coach, parent, or your own motivation, the FIVB encourages everyone to grow the game in a healthy way.

The first 100 fans who “like” @FIVBMedical on Twitter and answer the question will win a bookmark featuring Emanuel Rego, to inspire you to play clean and live clean every day.

One lucky fan will be chosen at random to win a special edition, FIVB branded, golden, Mikasa volleyball to proudly show others their dedication to playing clean.

Follow @FIVBMedical now to win!

To learn more about FIVB’s Play Clean Anti-Doping Education Programme, visit the website.

Watch Emanuel Rego talk about playing clean


Terms and Conditions:

By entering, fans agree to take part in the @FIVBMedical #WednesdayWisdom sweepstakes contest from the 19 November 2014 9:00 AM GMT to 20 November 2014 9:00 AM GMT. One winner will be chosen at random to receive a special edition golden Mikasa volleyball. The winner will be chosen from the first 100 entrants to respond to the question on @FIVBMedical Twitter account. The 100 entrants will receive a FIVB Play Clean bookmark featuring Beach Volleyball Olympian Emanuel Rego. The contest winner will be announced no later than 21 November 2014 3:00 PM GMT.

To receive the award, all winners must be contactable via Twitter direct message.



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