Tokyo Olympics: US female gymnast tests positive for Covid-19

An alternate on the United States women’s gymnastics team has tested positive for Covid-19 at an Olympic training camp in Japan.The defending all-around champion Simone Biles was not affected, nor were any of the other favourites to win the team gold, but another alternate was placed into isolation ­–because of contact tracing, USA Gymnastics said ­yesterday.“One of the replacement athletes for the women’s artistic gymnastics team received a positive Covid-19 test on Sunday,” the USAG statement…


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