Table 1

AC TUEs in five Summer and Winter Olympic Games 2010–2018

AC TUEs for each Games*
N (% of total AC TUEs)
GamesMaleFemaleTotal
2010—Winter40 (2.4%)12 (0.9%)52 (1.7%)
2012—Summer19 (0.6%)11 (0.5%)30 (0.6%)
2014—Winter21 (1.2%)17 (1.2%)38 (1.2%)
2016—Summer15 (0.5%)29 (1.3%)44 (0.8%)
2018—Winter7 (0.4%)10 (0.7%)17 (0.5%)
All Years Combined102 (0.9%)79 (0.9%)181 (0.9%)
  • *The total number of ACs across genders and all Games was 20 139. The ACs for each Games (male, female and total) are not shown.

  • AC TUEs, Athlete-competition Therapeutic Use Exemptions.