6 November 2017
"Athletes play a key role in the modern world. Olympic Movement would not exist without them. It is very pleasant athletes take an active part in the life of our society", - said Sergey Bubka.
He added: "We should enhance educational work among athletes. It is quite important to hold a series of informative meetings with leading athletes in order to provide them with special extremely necessary knowledge about a wide range of issues of active careers, post-careers, education, anti-doping policy, behavior with entourage - coaches, doctors, agents, the press, sponsors and partners».
Sergey Bubka also emphasized the importance of the Athletes’ Commission role in anti-doping issues.