Local gymnast tests positive for COVID-19 at Tokyo Olympics
TOKYO – GAGE gymnastics coach Al Fong has confirmed to FOX4 that the substitute who tested positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics is 18-year-old Kara Eaker.
Eaker placed 7th overall in the June USA Gymnastics Competition. She was joined by GAGE teammate Leanne Wong as substitutes for the team.
Wong posted on his Instagram story, “Prayers for a speedy recovery for one of our teammates.”
Eater’s condition is not known at this time. She is the first American athlete to test positive for COVID-19.
The Great American Gymnastics Experience, GAGE, is located in Blue Springs, Missouri.
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