All England badminton: Three Indian shuttlers check constructive for COVID-19 forward of event | Badminton Information
Three Indian shuttlers have examined constructive for COVID-19 forward of the All England Championship whereas just a few are awaiting affirmation on their inconclusive samples as India’s marketing campaign has been thrown into chaos earlier than the beginning of the event, beginning on Wednesday (March 17).
A member of the assist employees has additionally examined constructive, leaving the gamers with out a lot observe.
“We have now three gamers and one member from the assist employees who’ve examined constructive. I discover it utterly absurd how this may occur, since we now have been remoted in Zurich for the reason that Swiss Open began two weeks in the past,” India’s Danish overseas coach Mathais Boe was quoted as saying by sport.Tv2.Dk.
“We have now been examined 5 occasions in 14 days and all checks have been unfavourable. We have now solely gotten together with one another, so how can they immediately check constructive?”
The names of the gamers who’ve examined constructive couldn’t be confirmed.
Indian badminton couple Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap have additionally been left confused lower than 24 hours earlier than the beginning of the Tremendous 1000 event after the latter’s checks for COVID-19 got here ‘inconclusive’.
“What sort of testing is that this? 31 hours later nonetheless inconclusive and a re-test once more god is aware of when ? matches begin tomorrow!” Commonwealth Video games gold medallist Parupalli wrote in a tweet, tagging the world governing physique (BWF).
What sort of testing is that this ? 31 hours later nonetheless inconclusive and a re-test once more god is aware of when … matches begin tomorrow ! @YonexAllEngland @bwfmedia #beyondabsurd #ridiculous
— Parupalli Kashyap (@parupallik) March 16, 2021
The London Olympics bronze medallist Saina complained she couldn’t observe for the event.
“Okay I’ve to do that now! Matches are beginning tomorrow on the All England and nonetheless no reviews of the Covid check performed 30hrs earlier than. No observe, no gymnasium … For two days now,” she tweeted.
Okay I’ve to do that now ! Matches are beginning tomorrow on the @YonexAllEngland and nonetheless no reviews of the Covid check performed 30hrs earlier than . No observe , no gymnasium .. for two days now . @bwfmedia
— Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) March 16, 2021
The 2015 runners-up at All England, Saina needed to undergo an identical expertise in Thailand in January when she had returned constructive in a 3rd COVID-19 check however was cleared to compete later after additional investigation.