Indian Olympic body calls Japan’s virus restrictions discriminatory


The Indian Olympic Association sent a letter to the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee complaining stricter coronavirus restrictions against its athletes and those from other countries aimed at stemming the spread of highly contagious variants are “unfair and discriminatory,” according to local media.

The Indian Olympic body said that given Indian athletes will be fully vaccinated and take PCR tests every day for a week ahead of their departure for Tokyo, being barred from interacting with anyone from other countries for three days upon their arrival would be “highly unfair,” according to the Press Trust of India.


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