the national championship on ski races urgently curtailed for suspected coronavirus
Russian skier Vladimir Rybkin admitted to hospital with suspected coronavirus infection. For this reason, Wednesday has been canceled the national championship on ski races among juniors, which was held in the ski center “Malinovka” the Arkhangelsk region.
the Decision to cancel was taken half an hour before the start of the competition when most athletes have completed the workout and was preparing to start the classic sprint.
“Butch in the virus is for me, – said the athlete in Instagram. I don’t know how it happened. To me the evening the doctor came, we laughed, talked, symptoms similar to coronavirus. And in the morning he said he will call somewhere and ask something, I said nothing, and then come to me people in camouflage, as you’ve seen on TV, pick me up”.
Previously Rybkin was in Germany, where from February 29 to March 6 participated in the Junior world championship.
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“I have a jumpsuit to wear on the race tune. Rested, saying: “I will Not go anywhere I race.” I reply: “nothing here will not, withnow we are going to check.” In General, I don’t mean to,” added the skier.
Note that the head of the Federation of ski races of Russia (FLGR) Elena Vyalbe to the last insisted on carrying out of superiority of the country, despite the recommendations of the Ministry of sports.
the Number of cases of infection with novel coronavirus infection in Russia rose for the day with 114 to 147. In Moscow is 31 infected person, one infected person in the Tomsk and Novosibirsk regions, reported in the operational headquarters for the prevention and control of novel coronavirus infection. For the last two regions it is first affected.