Para-athletics Coach Gajender Tests Positive for Covid-19


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Para-athlete Simran’s coach and husband Gajender has tested positive for COVID-19 and is subject to self-isolation at home.

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Para-athletics coach Gajender has tested positive for the novel CoronavirusThe Sports Authority of India (SAI) gave this information on Tuesday.

SAI said in a statement that Gajendra, who is currently the husband of para-athlete Simran, who is training at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in the national capital, is untimely and healthy.

He said, “Simran has tested negative. They are both currently in-home quarantine.”

Last week, para-athletics coach Naval Singh tested positive for Coronavirus. Earlier, boxer Duryodhan Singh Negi (69 kg), who was training at Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports (NSNIS) in Patiala, tested positive for this. COVID-19.

On 25 November, SAI announced that shooter Divyansh Singh Panwar, who is ranked World No. 1 in the men’s 10-meter air rifle and qualified for the Olympics, had tested positive for the deadly virus.

In addition, Narsingh Yadav, 74 kg freestyle wrestler, Gurpreet Singh (77 kg Greco Roman), and physiotherapist Vishal Rai, have also tested positive for other athletes. CoronavirusΒ till now.


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