Two athletes to miss Tokyo Olympics with Covid

 Japan Olympic Museum

The Olympic rings are seen lit outside the Japan Olympic Museum in Tokyo on July 20, 2021 ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games.

Photo credit: Yuki Iwamura | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Dutch skateboarder Candy Jacobs described herself as "heartbroken" after she too was forced out.
  • Fernanda Aguirre had travelled to Japan from Uzbekistan, where she had been preparing for the Games, but tested positive on arrival.

Tokyo, Japan


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