Cross-country skiing-Norway's Krueger tests positive for COVID-19

27/1/2022 9:53:00 PM

Cross-country skiing-Norway's Krueger tests positive for COVID-19

Cross-country skiing-Norway's Krueger tests positive for COVID-19

STOCKHOLM: Double Olympic champion Simen Krueger on Thursday became the latest Norwegian cross-country skier to test positive for COVID-19 after a coach and two other skiers received positive results earlier in the week. The Norwegian ski federation announced at a media conference on Thursday that the 28-y

STOCKHOLM: Double Olympic champion Simen Krueger on Thursday became the latest Norwegian cross-country skier to test positive for COVID-19 after a coach and two other skiers received positive results earlier in the week.The Norwegian ski federation announced at a media conference on Thursday that the 28-year-old, who won gold in the 30km skiathlon and the 4x10km relay in Pyeongchang, had no symptoms but had tested positive.

"He is of course isolated in his room. He is apparently healthy, no illness ongoing. It is of course a very sad situation for Simen," national team doctor Oeystein Andersen told reporters.The athletes remain in Seiser Alm, Italy, where they had their final altitude training camp last weekend.

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The Norwegian ski federation announced at a media conference on Thursday that the 28-year-old, who won gold in the 30km skiathlon and the 4x10km relay in Pyeongchang, had no symptoms but had tested positive. "He is of course isolated in his room. The record came a day after the daily tally hit an all-time high at 8,571. He is apparently healthy, no illness ongoing. The variant became dominant in South Korea last week. It is of course a very sad situation for Simen," national team doctor Oeystein Andersen told reporters. More On This Topic. The athletes remain in Seiser Alm, Italy, where they had their final altitude training camp last weekend. Of the new cases, 3,385 were Seoul residents.

On Wednesday the federation said that Heidi Weng and Anne Kjersti Kalvaa had tested positive and that the team had postponed its plan to travel to Beijing on Thursday due to the outbreak. The programme will be expanded on Jan 29 to include about 256 state-run testing stations nationwide, and then hundreds of local clinics starting on Feb 3, Kim said. Coach Arild Monsen also tested positive earlier in the week. Source: Reuters .