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21 Members Of Girls americans’s National Boxing Camp Test Sure For COVID-19

21 Members Of Womens National Boxing Camp Test Positive For COVID-19

Not one of many boxers who agree with tested optimistic for COVID-19 are headed to the Tokyo Olympics.© AFP

Indian ladies’s boxing’s Excessive Efficiency Director Raffaele Bergamasco and head coach Mohammed Ali Qamar are among 21 campers who agree with tested optimistic for COVID-19 on the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi but none of the infected pugilists are certain for Olympics. The Sports actions Authority of India (SAI) issued a assertion to verify the come on the camp but did now not give away names of those affected. Alternatively, a provide shut to the crew educated PTI that the tip members of the educating workers are among those who agree with tested optimistic.

“Precautionary COVID tests had been conducted on the National Educating Camp for Elite Girls americans Boxers on the Indira Gandhi Sports actions Advanced in New Delhi and 21 campers, including gamers and educating workers, agree with tested optimistic. None of them alternatively are Olympic-certain boxers,” the SAI acknowledged.

All those who agree with tested optimistic are asymptomatic and to boot they’ve been moved to a quarantine zone as per the SAI protocol.

“The Olympic-certain boxers as successfully as other campers, who tested unfavorable, are positioned in a safe zone on the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi. It is SAI’s utmost effort to guarantee containment of the spread of virus,” it stated.

The provide printed that the outbreak has resulted in practicing being halted within the intervening time.

“Every Raffaele and Ali Qamar are optimistic alongside with one other assistant coaches. Olympic-certain boxers are now not optimistic but they’ll additionally agree with reach enthusiastic with those who agree with tested optimistic for the length of sparring, this would want more monitoring,” he stated.

“Each person has been quarantined. No practicing for now,” he added.

The four ladies boxers who agree with licensed for the Video games are M C Mary Kom(51kg), Simranjit Kaur (60kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg).


Wednesday’s development comes after 10 from the males’s contingent tested optimistic for the dreaded virus in March at their practicing unpleasant in Patiala.

In demand of the rising COVID-19 cases true by the nation, SAI is conducting weekly precautionary tests for athletes, toughen workers and administration and strict quarantine norms were operate up.

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