Richard Pound

Former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

A Canadian lawyer, synonymous with sports integrity in Canada, counsel to the law firm Stikeman Elliott, the former president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) based in Montreal, and former chancellor of McGill University. He was vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and a one-time candidate for the presidency of that organization. His many honours include being named Officer of the Order of Canada in 1992 and Officer of the National Order of Quebec in 1993. In 2008, he won the Laureus Spirit of Sport Award for his work at the World Anti-Doping Agency, of which he was first President.

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