Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Member of Russian ski jumping team tested positive for Covid-19

2020-12-31 · 13:10

As part of the routine Covid-19 tests that all team members undergo on a regular basis, a Russian athlete tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday (Wednesday). 

"The athlete in question is in quarantine. In addition, 3 other members of the Russian ski jumping team, including another athlete, have been classified as category I contacts and have also been quarantined," Dr. med Martin Fleckenstein, head of the Medical Committee of the Organizing Committee of the New Year's Ski Jumping, announced in Partenkirchen this morning.

"We are in constant contact with the health authority Garmisch-Partenkirchen and have coordinated the decision together. The authority will decide in the course of the day on the further procedure with the affected persons and then inform accordingly about the further steps.

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