World to Corona Cases: Judo-Bund exacerbated Protective measures
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After some corona cases in the team, the German Judo Association has tightened its protective measures in preparation for the Olympic Games in Tokyo in summer.
All German Judoka should only participate in national courses, as the association announced on Friday. The federal supports are also required daily daily. Most recently, DJB had withdrawn his team for the Grand Slam in Georgia's capital Tbilisi to Corona cases in a preparatory training camp. Some German athletes were then positively tested.
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«The health of our Judoka stands for us at the top. Here we can not compromise, "said DJB President Daniel Keller loud message. Sports director Harmut Paulat founded the decision that the enforcement of hygiene concepts can not be reconstructed abroad during training camps abroad. "We can not guarantee sufficient security for our athletes and athletes at courses abroad," he said. The German Judoka should therefore only participate in competitions from now on competitions, "which are necessary for the Olympic Games».
Both trainers and coaches as well as Judoka are to be tested for the Bundesrützpunkt. "We can not completely exclude infections in everyday life, but it is important to prevent whole training groups from infecting," said Board spokesman Frank Doetsch. DJB President Keller asked the Federal Ministry of the Interior to take over the costs of these tests. The agents would have to be used so that the health of the athletes is protected and a smooth preparation for the Olympic Games is possible, "he said.
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