US Other Corona Falls: Even German opponents affected

15:39  22 july  2021
15:39  22 july  2021 Source:   tagesspiegel.de

German economy still on the fast lane - but Corona dampens confidence

 German economy still on the fast lane - but Corona dampens confidence Berlin (Reuters) - despite delivery bottlenecks and continued lurking corona danger grows the German economy in the record pace. © Reuters Archive: The sun is under behind the Quadriga of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany, October 5, 2020. Reuters / Hannibal Hanschke She was "continued at the fast lane" in July, "Economic Phil Smith said on Friday to the Survey results of his institute IHS Markit among hundreds of companies.

Before opening the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the number of Corona cases continued to grow - and for the first time, German athletes are indirectly affected.

Das Beachvolleyball-Stadion in Tokio. © Mike Egerton / Pa Wire / dpa The Beach Volleyball Stadium in Tokyo.

In the Czech Beach Volleyballian Marketa Slukova, an opponent of the German Duos Laura Ludwig and Margareta Kozuch was positively tested on the virus. Slukova and her beach partner Barbora Hermannova should be the last group opponents for Ludwig / Kozuch on July 28th. The positive test is a "huge disappointment," said the 33-year-old. She had "cried, scolded and cried again." Previously, her husband and coach Simon Nausch had already been tested positively.

Spain and Netherlands soon High Incidence areas?

 Spain and Netherlands soon High Incidence areas? In the two countries, Corona infections had recently increased sharply. Overlooking the fall, RKI penetrates preventive measures against a new corona wave. © Zowy Voeten / Getty Images Beach Holidays on Ibiza: On the Balearic Islands, especially under young people, the number of infections has risen sharply Spain for one and a half weeks as a simple risk area, the Netherlands only since Sunday.

quarantine located

According to a speech of the Czech National Olympic Committee, Slukova now has to be quarantined for ten days for ten days, participating in the games in Tokyo is virtually excluded. The effects on the Schedules of Ludwig / Kozuch in Group F were not clear.

Since it was not the first case in the Czech Olympic team, the National Olympic Committee in Prague initiated an investigation. The focus is on the question of whether before, during and after the charter flight to Tokyo all precautions were adhered to, it was said.

Your Olympia hopes buried also the Dutch Taekwondo fighter Reshmie Oogink. She was positively tested on Thursday as well as a supervisor from the Oranje rowing team and then announced disappointed her career end. "I've done everything I could, and worked so hard to be with the games. I even overcome heavy knee injuries and now it has come to a sudden end, "said Oogink.

Guinea team does not travel to

also not in Tokyo will be there because of a positive Corona test of the Russian Swimming European Champion Ilja Borodin. The 18-year-old, who had won more than 400 meters in May in May in May Gold over 400 meters, have at least no symptoms, reported the Russian State Agency TASS.

does not arrive after Japan becomes the complete Olympia team from Guinea. This was announced by the Sports Ministry of the West African country on Wednesday evening. The reason was the rising number of corona infections and concern for the health of athletes and athletes. Guinea is the second country to North Korea, which has canceled his Olympic participation.

Steffen, big, lintel and Co. hope for swimming medals .
German swimming sizes around the Olympic champion Michael Groß and Britta Steffen hope for the Olympics back on German successes in the basin. © Michael Kappeler / DPA Swimmer Florian Wellbrock while training in Tokyo. "I think it can be many beautiful moments for us as spectators!", Doppel-Olympic champion Steffen said in a survey of the German Press Agency. The 37-year-old won in Beijing 2008 the last German medals in the Olympic Basin. The last victory of a man is already 33 years.

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