The Dutch Olympic boat team has agreed to protect themselves from other athletes after three coronavirus infections in the camp.
One of the athletes, the coach and all the staff caught Covid-19, the team’s performance director confirmed on Monday.
TeamNL boat coach Josy Verdonkschot tested positive and participated in a 10-day quarantine in the Netherlands. Olympic The committee said on Sunday.
It came later 21-year-old single scull star Finn Florijn also returned a positive test On Friday.
Dutch boat team staff also returned last week with a positive test.
Dutch media reported on Sunday that World Boat and Game Organizers have accepted requests from several delegations to isolate the Dutch boat team from other teams as much as possible.
NS Netherlands’ Boat’s high-performance director, Hessel Everts, told Reuters that “official close contacts” have not been identified.
However, the team agreed to the quarantine regardless.
Evertse claimed that there were no more cases by Monday morning.
“To gain the trust and trust of other countries, especially volunteers, so we are happy to work with you,” he said.
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There are no races at today’s Sea Forest Waterway after the World Rowing Championships last week raised the event on Sunday due to forecasts of “bad weather.”
On Sunday, the organizers also suspended the program on Tuesday due to the weather and pushed the race later in the week. Olympic boats following Wednesday..
Evertse added: “We are focusing on what we have. Good beds, good food, good habits to get what we are here, the best race.”
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The Dutch rowing team agreed to quarantine the three after they tested positive for the coronavirus.
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