They are athletes (plus seven executives) of boxing, diving and skateboarding, close contacts of the journalist who tested positive on Sunday. They train and compete
– Tokyo (Japan)
Six Italian athletes and seven managers are currently in isolation because the positive journalist’s “close contacts” at Covid arrived on Sunday’s flight from Rome. For privacy reasons, athletes’ names are not mentioned, but they are known to come from three sports: boxing, skateboarding and diving. The Japanese government, through the organizing committee, informed CONI of the need to place athletes and accompanying persons in solitary confinement. In the meantime, however with monitoring and tampons six hours before training and competition, athletes can compete and train.
“The procedure has already started immediately after the official communication to Coni – reads the Coni press release -. Furthermore, inside the village the athletes, albeit in fiduciary isolation, will continue to regularly carry out all their preparatory activities for the Olympic competitions, following only specific procedural precautions regarding meals and transfers to the competition facilities. Coni is working at the highest levels to guarantee athletes, unfortunately involved in this discomfort not caused by their behavior, the best conditions, including psychological ones, to overcome this particular moment of difficulty quickly and without aggravating it. For privacy reasons, Coni will not communicate the names of the athletes involved “.
July 24, 2021 (change July 24, 2021 | 07:50 am)
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