Every team doctor has to be involved in doping control: Prof. Siri Kannangara

Every team doctor has to be involved in doping control: Prof. Siri Kannangara

Every team doctor has to be involved in doping control: Prof. Siri Kannangara

Written by Staff Writer

08 Jan, 2016 | 11:02 am

Dr. Harindu Wijesinghe, a Consultant in Rheumatology, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, was re-appointed as the President of Sri Lanka Sports Medicine Association at the Annual General Meeting held in Colombo on Wednesday January 6.

The occasion was graced by Professor Siri Kannangara, a Consultant in Rheumatology and Sports Medicine in Sydney, Australia.

Speaking at the event, Prof. Siri Kannangara stated that in sports medicine there is no money, and that those in the profession do it because of their love of sport or love of medicine or love of both.

Prof. Kannangara also spoke of doping in sports, saying that every team needs a team doctor and that the team doctor has to be involved in doping control.

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