The Indian Olympic Affiliation (IOA) on Tuesday (July 26) launched a press release requesting the Indian contingent on the Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham to not spend a lot time in public areas as a result of COVID-19.
“The Indian Olympic Affiliation has requested the gamers of the Indian contingent on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Video games to not spend a lot time in public locations due to the specter of Covid-19 which might jeopardize the well being and participation of the gamers,” IOA mentioned in a press release.
“The gamers have been instructed to maintain public interplay to a minimal and take security precautions wherever wanted,” it added.
In accordance with the principles, each athlete will even have to endure an RT-PCR take a look at for Covid-19, 72 hours previous to their arrival in the UK.
India have fielded a 321-strong contingent that features 215 athletes and 107 officers and assist employees for the quadrennial occasion.
A contingent of 215 athletes will symbolize India in 141 occasions throughout 19 sporting disciplines.
Some distinguished names within the squad moreover Olympic medallists P.V Sindhu, Mirabai Chanu, Lovlina Borgohain, Bajrang Punia and Ravi Kumar Dahiya. Defending CWG champions Manika Batra, and Vinesh Phogat in addition to 2018 Asian Video games Gold medallists Tajinderpal Singh Toor, Hima Das and Amit Panghal.
Commonwealth Video games can be going down from July 28, 2022, to August 8, 2022, in Birmingham.
The Video games are scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8, and the India contingent will look to enhance upon its Gold Coast 2018 CWG efficiency.