Wrestler Narsingh Yadav was to participate in the individual World Cup in Belgrade from 12 to 18 December for his first international tournament after four years, but now he will have to remain in isolation.
Wrestler Narasimha Yadav, who was preparing for his first international tournament after completing a four-year ban due to doping, suffered a setback on Saturday and was found positive in the corona virus investigation. Greco Roman wrestler Gurpreet Singh has also been found to be Covid-19 positive.
Narsingh was scheduled to participate in the individual World Cup in Belgrade from 12 to 18 December for his first international tournament after four years. In this tournament, he was included in the 74 kg category in place of Jitender Kinha.
The Sports Authority of India (Sai) said in a statement that Narasimha (74 kg weight class) became eligible to participate in the competition again in August this year. Both him and Gurpreet (77 kg) have no symptoms. Apart from these two, physiotherapist Vishal Rai has also been found positive of this dangerous virus.
Sai said, “All three have no symptoms and have been admitted to Bhagwan Mahavir Das Hospital in Sonepat as a precautionary measure.” It added, “The wrestler joined the national camp in Sonepat after Diwali break and isolation Were in According to the standard operating procedure made by Sai, he was to undergo a test on the sixth day i.e. on Friday 27 November and his report has come.
In September, three senior male wrestlers – Deepak Poonia (86 kg), Naveen (65 kg) and Krishna (125 kg) were found to be virus positive after joining the camp.