Multiplier Sport Event 8

IRELAND

Event number:

Event’s title and type:

Stop Doping Swim Fair workshops with Irish National Swim Squad

Start and end date:

26 October 2021

Venue:

Crowne Plaza, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland

Leading organization:

Champions Factory Ireland

Participating organization(s):

Swim Ireland

Intellectual output(s) covered:

Event description:

As part of the annual anti-doping training for the Irish National swimming squad 2 of the workshops were facilitated by Aisling McKeever. The group ranged in age from 15-28 years old and included seven Tokyo 2020 Olympians. 27 athletes were in attendance for the workshops.

Based on the age, previous anti-doping training and experience the following agenda was followed:

  • General Overview
  • Workshop 3 – Doping Substances and Methods
  • Workshop 4 – Negative Effects

Media:

  • Presentation – laptop and projector
  • Own research using their phones
  • Arts and craft supplies to create presentations
  • Kahoot for quiz (competed individually)

Event number:

Event’s title and type:

Stop Doping Swim Fair workshops with New Ross Swimming Club

Start and end date:

13  November 2021

Venue:

Horse and Hound Hotel, Ballinaboola, Co. Wexford, Ireland

Leading organization:

Champions Factory Ireland

Participating organization(s):

New Ross Swimming Club

Intellectual output(s) covered:

Event description:

Aisling McKeever and Grainne Murphy facilitated workshop with a swimming club in New Ross, Co. Wexford.

The swimmers ranged in age from 12-17 years of age and there were 16 swimmers in attendance.

Based on the age, previous anti-doping training and experience the following agenda was followed:

  • General Overview
  • Workshop 1 – What makes a true Champion
  • Workshop 3 – Doping Substances and Methods

Media:

  • Presentation – laptop and projector
  • Balloons and string for energizer
  • Own research using their phones
  • Arts and craft supplies to create presentations
  • Kahoot for quiz (competed individually)