Team GB athletes ‘in a panic’ before Olympics after teammates isolate
- Six athletes given dispensation to train alone in Yokohama
- Daniel Rowden: ‘There’s a fear the same could happen to us’
Several Team GB athletes have spoken of their panic and trepidation after six of their teammates were forced to self-isolate after a passenger on their flight to Tokyo tested positive for Covid.
The six athletes were granted dispensation to train alone in the team’s camp in Yokohama on Monday, after displaying no symptoms and passing a PCR test, and the hope among the team is that they will be back to full training on Tuesday.
An alternate athlete on the USA women’s gymnastics team has tested positive for Covid-19 in Japan four days before the opening ceremony.
Source: Athletics- The Guardian