Competitors started Wednesday, greater than a yr after the unique begin date. The Video games had been delayed because of the pandemic, however with Covid-19 nonetheless spreading unchecked in Japan, organizers have been pressured to take unprecedented steps to maintain opponents and the general public secure.
Athletes who contracted coronavirus have seen their Olympic goals dashed.
Some examined constructive in Japan, some earlier than coming.
These are the athletes we all know who’ve publicly dropped out as a consequence of Covid-19 well being and security protocols.
Crew USA: 5
Katie Lou Samuelson — USA Ladies’s 3×3 Basketball
Crew Nice Britain: 3
Amber Hill — Nice Britain Taking pictures
Dan Evans — Nice Britain Tennis
Johanna Konta — Nice Britain Tennis
Crew Czech Republic: 2
Pavel Sirucek – Czech Republic Males’s Desk Tennis
Ondrej Perusic — Czech Republic Males’s Seaside Volleyball
Crew Mexico: 2
Hector Velazquez — Mexico Baseball
Sammy Solis — Mexico Baseball
Crew South Africa: 2
Thabiso Monyane — South Africa Males’s Soccer
Kamohelo Mahlatsi — South Africa Males’s Soccer
Crew Australia: 1
Alex de Minaur — Australia Males’s Tennis
Crew Chile: 1
Fernanda Aguirre — Chile Ladies’s Taekwondo
Crew Netherlands: 1
Sweet Jacobs — Netherlands Ladies’s Skateboarding
Crew Russia: 1
Ilya Borodin — Russia Swim Crew