New Delhi, May 13
Olympics-bound race-walker KT Irfan is among five elite track-and-field athletes who have tested positive for Covid-19 at the Sports Authority of India’s Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru.
“At least five elite athletes tested positive for Covid-19 when tests were conducted on Friday. They have been kept isolated from others,” a source at the SAI Centre said, adding: “Four male players and 1 female player and 4 support staff tested positive for Covid-19.”
“The female player had come from home. The players were tested on 6th and their results came positive on 7th. They received their first vaccine dose on 29th April,” the source added. “One male player and one female player were not vaccinated. They were tested again on the May 10 and their results would be in tomorrow.” — PTI