U.S. gymnast Kara Eaker's coach has confirmed that the 18-year-old alternate has tested positive at the Olympic training camp. The coach said the 18-year-old Eaker was vaccinated against the novel coronavirus two months ago. U.S. tennis player Coco Gauff has also tested positive for the coronavirus, forcing her to pull out of the games. A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case today of a beach volleyball player who could miss his first game.
July 19, 2021