Tokyo-bound Priyanka Goswami, Asian Video games gold medallist Jinson Johnson amongst athletes testing COVID-19 constructive at SAI Bengaluru

Tokyo-bound Priyanka Goswami, Asian Video games gold medallist Jinson Johnson amongst athletes testing COVID-19 constructive at SAI Bengaluru

Except for Goswami and Johnson, lengthy distance runner Parul Chaudhary, steeplechaser Chinta Yadav and race walker Eknath are among the many 5 athletes who’ve been contaminated together with Russian race stroll coach Alexander Artsybashev.

Tokyo-bound Priyanka Goswami, Asian Games gold medallist Jinson Johnson among athletes testing COVID-19 positive at SAI Bengaluru

File picture of Jinson Johnson. Reuters

New Delhi: 5 track-and-field athletes, together with Tokyo Olympics-bound 20km race walker Priyanka Goswami, and a member of the assist employees have examined constructive for COVID-19 on the Sports activities Authority of India’s Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru.

Asian Video games 1,500m gold-medallist Jinson Johnson, lengthy distance runner Parul Chaudhary, steeplechaser Chinta Yadav and one other race walker Eknath are among the many 5 athletes who’ve been contaminated together with Russian race stroll coach Alexander Artsybashev.

One other Tokyo Video games-bound race walker KT Irfan has returned unfavorable after he was examined as a major contact of Johnson.

“My check end result which got here on Monday was constructive and I’m presently in quarantine in my room. I’ve fever, not very excessive, and headache additionally,” Johnson advised.

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