American world-champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks will miss the Olympics after testing optimistic for COVID-19.
Kendricks’ dad posted on social media that his son had no signs however was knowledgeable whereas in Tokyo that he examined optimistic and was out of the competitors.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed the information and mentioned Kendricks has been positioned in isolation at a resort. He’s being supported by the USOPC and USA Monitor and Discipline.
Kendricks received the bronze medal on the 2016 Olympics and took gold on the final two world championships. He holds the American document at 19 ft, 10 ½ inches (6.06 meters).
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https://nypost.com/2021/07/29/us-pole-vaulter-sam-kendricks-out-of-tokyo-olympics-after-covid-test/ | US pole vaulter Sam Kendricks out of Tokyo Olympics after COVID check