Due to a Covid-19 infection, Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Roger has withdrawn from the Olympics.
On Monday, the organisers disclosed 16 fresh corona instances tied to the Games. After Roger tested positive for Corona, he and his doubles partner Wesley Koolhoff had to withdraw from their second round match against Marcus Daniels and Michael Venus of New Zealand on Monday.
Due to a Covid-19 infection, Dutch tennis player Jean-Julien Roger has withdrawn from the Olympics. “The ITF has informed that Jean-Julien Roger of the Netherlands has found positive for Covid-19 and has isolated as per procedure,” the ITF, the top governing body of tennis, said in a statement. We send him our best wishes for good health. This brings the total number of positive cases in the Netherlands team to six.
After arriving in Tokyo, players from the Czech Republic, America, Chile, South Africa, and the Netherlands were determined to be infected with Covid-19. All three athletes, as well as seven people associated with sports, have been placed on a 14-day obligatory isolation period. Four participants from the Czech Republic tested positive, and their participation in beach volleyball and road cycling was suspended as a result.