America’s pole vault athlete Sam Kendricks is Corona positive on Thursday in the Tokyo Olympics being held in Corona. Current world champion Kendricks is out of the Olympics. 44 athletes were isolated given the threat of corona. Of these, 41 have now got permission for training. 3 Australian athletes are still in isolation.
Kendricks is the medalist of the Rio Olympics
Kenedricks’ exit is considered a setback for the American athletics team. He won the bronze medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics. After this, becoming world champion in 2017 and 2019, he was also considered a contender for the gold medal in Tokyo.
Corona test of all three Australian athletes
All three Australian athletes who came in contact with Kendricks were tested for RT PCR. The good thing is that the reports of all three have come negative. However, all three have been asked to remain in isolation for now.
3865 cases of corona arrived in Tokyo on Thursday
There has been a sharp increase in the number of corona cases in Tokyo these days. On Thursday there were 3865 new cases of the corona. A day earlier there were 3177 cases. Two people who attended the Olympics on Thursday also had to be hospitalized due to corona. The International Olympic Association has claimed that the Olympic cause is not behind the increasing cases of corona in Tokyo.