Kansas City, Missouri 2021-07-19 07:33:23 –
Another team of the US women’s gymnastics team tested positive for COVID-19 and was quarantined just days before the opening ceremony at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
NBC News An unidentified gymnast reports that he was in Japan for training in the town of Narita, about 35 miles east of Tokyo.
Another team member was identified as “close contact” with the infected gymnast and placed in a “waiting” state.
Women in the United States are seeking the Olympic gold medal for the third consecutive year after winning the team-wide competition at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
The announcement on Monday will come just hours after US tennis star Coco Gauff was forced to withdraw from the Olympics. COVID-19 test positive..
The opening ceremony of the 2021 Olympic Games will take place on Friday.
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