Tokyo Olympics: Czech cyclist tests Covid-19 positive

Czech cyclist Michal Schlegel has become the fourth person to test positive for coronavirus in his nation's Olympic contingent on Thursday.

Schlegel is now in isolation and will not take part in his Olympic race scheduled for Saturday, a team statement said. (Representative Photo)   -  AP

Czech cyclist Michal Schlegel has tested positive for COVID-19, the fourth athlete on the central European nation's Olympic team to do so, it said on Thursday.

Schlegel is now in isolation and will not take part in his Olympic race scheduled for Saturday, a team statement said.

READ: Czech beach volleyball player tests positive for COVID-19

Earlier on Thursday, Czech women's beach volleyball player Marketa Nausch-Slukova tested positive. So far, six team members, including four athletes, have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the team.

For more updates, follow Sportstar on :