Omicron: unvaccinated Olympic champ travels to Beijing, as organisers say Games will go ahead as planned despite outbreak

Swiss Olympic snowboard champion Patrizia Kummer will travel to China this week to start a mandatory three-week quarantine period for athletes who aim to compete at the Beijing Winter Games and are not vaccinated against the coronavirus.Kummer, 34, has cited personal reasons for not being vaccinated and was quoted by the SDA news agency on Tuesday as saying: “I respect the rules of the authorities and the IOC.”The snowboarder, who claimed gold in the parallel giant slalom in 2014 in Sochi, has…


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