Golfer Jon Rahm tested positive for Covid-19, ruling him out of the Olympics and marking the second time in as many months he tested positive in dramatic fashion
Golfer Jon Rahm tested positive for Covid-19, ruling him out of the Olympics and marking the second time in as many months he tested positive in dramatic fashion.
Updated July 25, 2021 4:39 am ETTOKYO—Spanish golfer Jon Rahm tested positive for Covid-19, the country’s Olympic committee said, ruling him out of the Olympics and marking the second time in as many months he tested positive in dramatic fashion.The news came just hours after Bryson DeChambeau, a star American, also received a positive test, knocking the last two winners of the U.S. Open out of the Tokyo games as the virus continues to lay siege to these Olympics.
Their absences will diminish the men’s golf at the Olympics, with two of the best in the world suddenly out of the mix because they tested positive. Rahm is the No. 1 golfer in the world, while DeChambeau is No. 6.Rahm’s result is particularly stunning because if the result is confirmed it would mean he was reinfected with the virus, contracting it twice in a short timespan despite having received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
It was just a couple of months ago that Rahm tested positive in a surreal scene in the middle of the Memorial Tournament. He had just finished the third round with a six stroke lead, and he almost certainly would have cruised to victory and a payday of nearly $1.7 million. But as he walked off the course, officials headtopics.com
—a scene captured on camera as his face made clear the agony of the virus ripping away the victory from him. Read more: The Wall Street Journal »
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Jon Rahm has chronic covid, I guess. Should we assume this is yet another perfectly healthy person caught up in bizarro world where we test asymptomatic, vaccinated people to see if they have dead viral particles in their airways? Fuuuuck the fucking covid Huh?
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