Seven members of Indian boxing squad set to return from Turkey after being quarantined for COVID-19

Seven members of Indian boxing squad set to return from Turkey after being quarantined for COVID-19

Commonwealth Video games gold-medallist Gaurav Solanki (57kg), Prayag Chouhan (75kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) examined constructive for the virus per week again, resulting in them being quarantined following the occasion which ended on 19 March.

Seven members of Indian boxing squad set to return from Turkey after being quarantined for COVID-19

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Eight members of an Indian boxing squad, together with three pugilists, had been quarantined in Istanbul after testing constructive for COVID-19 throughout a contest journey however seven of them have recovered and will likely be again within the nation on Wednesday.

Commonwealth Video games gold-medallist Gaurav Solanki (57kg), Prayag Chouhan (75kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) examined constructive for the virus per week again, resulting in them being quarantined following the occasion which ended on 19 March.

Nonetheless, all three of them examined adverse now and will likely be again within the nation on Wednesday together with 4 members of the assist workers — coach Santosh Birmole, physiotherapists Shikha Kedia and Dr Umesh and video analyst Nitin Kumar.

Nonetheless, one other coach Dharmendra Yadav stays constructive and must wait a number of extra days for his return.

“These are unprecedented instances and eight of our crew members together with three boxers and 5 assist staffs had been COVID constructive and as per the protocol of the host nation the gamers had been in quarantine till cleared to journey,” Boxing Federation of India Secretary Basic Hemanta Kalita mentioned.

“(Of those) 7 members have been cleared to journey at present. They are going to be reaching India tomorrow. One member, nevertheless, continues to be COVID constructive and will likely be staying again in Istanbul till additional clearance,” he added.

They had been in Istanbul to compete within the Bosphorus Event. Solanki had claimed the lone medal — a bronze — amongst males.

Amongst girls, Nikhat Zareen (51kg) had additionally fetched a bronze serving to India end with two medals general.

The others who travelled for the match had been Lalith Prasad (52kg), Shiva Thapa (63kg), Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Krishnan Sharma (+91kg).

The ladies’s group featured Zareen, Sonia Lather (57kg), Parveen (60kg), Jyoti Grewal (69kg) and Pooja Saini (75kg).

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