A fourth athlete from the Czech Republic has examined sure for COVID-19 on the Tokyo Games, with the staff investigating if the outbreak is related to its constitution flight to Japan.
Prime Minister Andrej Babis referred to as the placement “a scandal” and “unfair”.
“I don’t like this one bit. I don’t understand how it could happen,” Babis informed journalists.
The Czech staff says seashore volleyball participant Markéta Nausch Sluková and bicycle owner Michal Schlegel have entered a quarantine resort, the place two different athletes and two different coaches in its nationwide delegation are staying.
“I know that many much worse things are happening around the world right now, but truthfully, in our own sporting micro-world, the world we have lived in and are living in now, it is extremely sad for Bára and I that our journey to Tokyo, the journey that was meant to be a pinnacle, had to end in this way,” Sluková Nausch mentioned in a observation supplied to CNN through a consultant.
Another Czech seashore volleyball participant, Ondřej Perušič, examined sure this week. Table tennis participant Pavel Sirucek additionally examined sure.
To upload to the debate, studies declare that the Czech staff physician Vlastimil Voracek was once unvaccinated and a few at the constitution flight didn’t put on mask. Voracek was once the primary recognized sure case from the staff constitution flight which integrated 42 passengers, of which 14 have been Olympic athletes.
“Everywhere we convince people to be vaccinated,” Babis mentioned.
“And here the doctor of our delegation is not vaccinated.”
The Czech Olympic Committee is these days investigating the studies.
“The situation is serious,” Czech Olympic staff chief Martin Doktor mentioned in a observation.
“We have done our best to stop spreading the virus. Unfortunately, we didn’t avoid sport tragedies (of athletes being forced to withdraw). I’m deeply sorry.”
Meanwhile a 2d Dutch athlete and a workforce member have additionally examined sure for COVID-19 on the Tokyo Games.
Team NL says taekwondo athlete Reshmie Oogink and a rowing staff workforce member have examined sure and can quarantine for 10 days.
“I am speechless” Oogink mentioned. “I have done everything I could and have worked so hard to get so close to the Games. I even overcome major knee injuries and now it has come to a sudden end. This is the end of my career.”
Chef de Mission of TeamNL Pieter van den Hoogenband says the staff is doing the whole thing to stay an infection to a minimal, however the state of affairs is having an affect.
An afternoon previous, on Wednesday, Dutch skateboarder Candy Jacobs mentioned on Instagram that she had examined sure and been despatched into quarantine.
American seashore volleyball participant Taylor Crabb could also be out of the Olympics after 4 sure COVID-19 exams, with Tri Bourne taking his position because the spouse of four-time Olympian Jake Gibb when the contest starts this weekend.
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