“Kashyap, Guru, Prannoy and Pranaav got here again optimistic however Saina examined adverse,” a supply from the Gopichand academy stated.
Parupalli Kashyap is considered one of 4 commuters to check optimistic for COVID-19. File Picture
4 high Indian male badminton gamers, together with former CWG gold medalist Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy and RMV Gurusaidutt, have examined optimistic for COVID-19[female[feminine however they’re all asymptomatic.
Pranaav doubles specialist Jerry Chopra is the fourth participant to check optimistic. All gamers are at the moment remoted.
“The gamers took the RT-PCR take a look at as a precaution a number of days in the past after considered one of them confirmed very delicate signs.
“Kashyap, Guru, Prannoy and Pranaav got here again optimistic however Saina examined adverse,” a supply from the Gopichand academy stated. PTI beneath situations of anonymity.
“Nonetheless, Guru’s spouse, Amulya Gullapalli and Saina Nehwal, have examined adverse.” Gamers will probably be examined once more for the second time on Monday.
“There have been instances the place the results of the primary take a look at is commonly false optimistic, so docs have suggested gamers to attend and look ahead to a number of days and take a second take a look at on Monday,” the supply stated.
Whereas Guru took a hiatus resulting from his marriage, the remainder of the gamers educated on the Pullela Gopichand Academy.
Nonetheless, with gamers attending the marriage of Gurusaidutt, who acquired married on November 25 in Hyderabad, the Gopichand academy interns had been additionally examined as a precaution.
Beforehand, Lakshya Sen – together with Ajay Jayaram and Subhankar Dey – withdrew from the SaarLorLux Open final month after his father and coach DK Sen examined optimistic for the virus after reaching Germany for the event.
Doubles participant Satwiksairaj Rankireddy additionally examined optimistic for the virus in August, however returned to coaching
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