Tokyo Olympics: Five prominent Indian athletes test positive for COVID-19

With a little over 100 days to go for Tokyo Olympic Games, a leading 400 metres low hurdler and a jumper training at Patiala’s National Institute of Sports are among five track and field athletes with the potential of making it to the Olympics, to have tested positive for Covid-19.

“All five athletes are in isolation and will undergo 14 days quarantine. They are fine and have no symptoms of coronavirus but their RT-PCR Covid-19 report was positive on Tuesday. The athletes will be out of action for next two weeks,” a national level coach told IANS on condition of anonymity.

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