5 players dropped from Tokyo Olympics due to corona infection!

Jul 22 2021 01:26 PM
5 players dropped from Tokyo Olympics due to corona infection!

There is only one day left for the Tokyo Olympics to begin. Earlier, five players from different countries were dropped from the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday as they were positive from the corona. Three of them were found positive in Tokyo while two were found positive in their own country. Russian swimmer Ilya Borodin (before leaving for Tokyo), Britain's top-ranked shooter Amber Hill, Chile's Taekwondo player Fernando Egwire, Netherlands skateboard player Kendi Jacobs and Czech table tennis player Pavel Sirusek Corona were eliminated from the Olympics due to positive signs.

The same world's number one skate shooter was found to be infected with a corona at home. He explained, 'I don't have words to explain how bad I feel right now.'' Hill's events were scheduled to be held on Sunday and Monday and no other British shooter will be able to replace him.

Hill reached the semifinals at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics 2016. Meanwhile, Fernandes found positive in the test conducted on arrival at the airport here while the results of Kendi and Powell were revealed in the sports village. Thus, the number of players found infected in the sports village has gone up to seven.

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