#AceHealthReport – Nov.26: The Russian national biathlon team has been allowed to take part in the opening stage of the 2020/2021 IBU (the International Biathlon Union) World Cup series in Finland this month, the press service of the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) reported on Thursday: The RBU’s press office reported earlier in the day that national team’s biathlete Anton Babikov had been diagnosed with a positive case of the novel coronavirus:
The Russian national team is no longer quarantined and the start of the World Cup will be skipped only by Babikov and [Russian biathlete Yevgeny] Garanichev,” according to a statement from the RBU press service: TASS reported earlier citing its sources that four positive COVID-19 cases were registered in the Russian national men’s biathlon team ahead of the opening stage of the 2020/2021 IBU (the International Biathlon Union) World Cup series in Finland’s Kontiolahti:
According to the previous reports the positive COVID-19 cases were registered with the national team’s doctors Roman Leifer and Yevgeny Shutov, massage therapist Valery Lashin and biathlete Anton Babikov: The first two stages of the 2020/2021 IBU World Cup are scheduled to be hosted by Finland’s Kontiolahti on November 27-29 and on December 3-6. The Russian national team lined up 14 biathletes for the opening stage of the World Cup series this week: Positive COVID-19 cases were also reported earlier in the national teams of Latvia, Moldova, France and Romania.
#AceHealthDesk report ………..Published: Nov.26: 2020: