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Indian shuttlers return from Germany after Lakshya Sen’s father-cum-coach tests positive

By: Sports Desk |

Updated: November 3, 2020 4:05:07 pm





India badminton participant Lakshya Sen (File Photo)

Indian shuttlers, who have been in Germany to take part within the SaarLorLux Open 2020 however have been later withdrawn from the event as a precautionary measure, returned again to the nation early on Tuesday.

Lakshya Sen, Shubhankar Dey, Ajay Jayaram have been withdrawn from SaarLorLux Open after defending champion Lakshya’s father-cum-coach DK Sen examined positive for Covid-19. Sen examined positive at a compulsory pre-tournament screening for Covid-19 at Frankfurt after arriving from Copenhagen. He is asymptomatic and in isolation.

After coach Sen was examined positive, the remainder of the contingent, who have been examined detrimental, have been withdrawn from the event as precautionary measure. The Indian contingent was on quarantine for 5 days and after the second check outcomes have been discovered to be detrimental, the group was allowed to journey again to India.

The Indian shuttlers and help workers might be on a seven days dwelling quarantine now.

While badminton took its time to restart, the Denmark Open had gone and not using a glitch, however the German occasion with 5 different Indian shuttlers within the draw noticed its largest withdrawal in type of the defending champion on the opening day. Danish finalist Rasmus Gemke can be taking part in in Saarbrucken, because the event goes forward on schedule.

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