04 August 2021 Five athletes of the Greek synchronized swimming team tested positive at Covid-19 and the whole team is now in isolation and this is why their Olympics ends here.
This was announced by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee during the daily briefing with the press.
In addition to the five positive cases, seven other people who have had contact with them are in quarantine, although at the moment they are negative.
The team was forced to withdraw from the competition, Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masanori Takaya explained, stating that none of the 5 positives require hospitalization for the moment. This is the first cluster identified at the Olympics. "I have to say it's a cluster," said Takaya, who reported 29 other cases of Covid-19 associated with the Olympics, the highest daily tally, bringing the total to over 300. Today's data also featured another. foreign athlete, whose nationality has not been indicated.