Vinesh Phogat recovers from COVID-19, tests negative twice
India’s top lady grappler Vinesh Phogat has recouped from Covid, returning negative tests twice, yet stays in separation for prudent reason.
The 24-year-old couldn’t get her ‘Khel Ratna’ as she tried positive only in front of the virtual National Sports Awards service on August 29.
“I went through a second COVID-19 test yesterday (Tuesday) and am glad to report that I have gotten a negative outcome,” Vinesh tweeted.
The main lady grappler to have equipped for Tokyo Olympics, Vinesh said she would like to be in disengagement for quite a while.
“While this is extraordinary news, I will be staying in disconnection as a prudent step a major thank you to everybody for your petitions.”
Vinesh’s own mentor Woller Akos is still in Belgium and she prepared with Om Prakash Dahiya, who likewise tried positive, and maybe got tainted during preparing.
Om Prakash was chosen for Dronacharya and he likewise passed up accepting the honor on August 29.
The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) had to defer the ladies’ public instructional course in Lucknow because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The camp was to start on September 1.
In any case, the men’s camp started as planned in Sonepat.