NS Summer Olympics 2020 is finally underway in Tokyo.
The contest begins on Wednesday, more than a year after the original start date. The Olympics have been delayed due to the pandemic, but with Covid-19 still uncontained in Japan, organizers have been forced to take unprecedented steps to keep competitors and the public safe. they.
Athletes infected with the coronavirus have seen their Olympic dreams go up in smoke.
Some tested positive in Japan, some before arrival.
These are the athletes we know who have given up publicly due to Covid-19 health and safety protocols.
Katie Lou Samuelson – USA Women’s 3×3 Basketball
Coco Gauff – USA Women’s Tennis vợt
Kara Eaker – USA women’s gymnastics
Taylor Crabb – USA men’s beach volleyball
Bradley Beal – USA Men’s Basketball (Puted within health and safety protocol but not publicly disclosing positive Covid-19 test results)
Amber Hill – UK Shooting
Dan Evans – Tennis UK
Johanna Konta – Tennis UK
Pavel Sirucek – Czech men’s table tennis
Ondrej Perusic – Czech Republic Men’s Beach Volleyball
Hector Velazquez – Mexican Baseball
Sammy Solis – Mexican Baseball
Thabiso Monyane – South African men’s football
Kamohelo Mahlatsi – South African men’s football
Alex de Minaur – Australian Men’s Tennis
Fernanda Aguirre – Chilean Women’s Taekwondo
Candy Jacobs – Dutch women’s skateboarder
Ilya Borodin – Russian swimming team
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