TOKYO: There is only one day left for the Tokyo Olympics to begin. Earlier, five players from different countries were out of the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday due to being positive from Corona. Of these, three were found positive in Tokyo while two in their own country. Russian swimmer Ilya Borodin (before leaving for Tokyo), Britain’s top-ranked shooter Amber Hill, Chile’s taekwondo player Fernanda Aguirre, Netherlands skateboarder Kendy Jacobs and Czech Republic table tennis player Pavel Sirusek were found to be Corona positive. Dropped out of the Olympics.
The world’s number one skeet shooter was found to be corona infected at home itself. “I don’t have words to describe how bad I feel right now,” he said. Hill’s events were to be held on Sunday and Monday and no other British shooter would be able to take his place.
Hill reached the semi-finals at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. While Fernanda tested positive upon arrival at the airport here, the results of Kendy and Powell were revealed at the Games Village. In this way, the number of players found infected in the game village has gone up to seven.