Skateboard star Candy Jacobs has tested positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo.

The 31-year-old Dutch can therefore not participate in the Olympic Games.

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"I am devastated," Jacobs said in a first reaction on Wednesday.

"We were ready for the Games and I feel fit and now it stops. I need time to process this. I wish my team all the strength and success in Tokyo."

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