World champions Gabriele Detti and Simona Quadarella are amongst ten high Italian swimmers who examined constructive for the coronavirus this week.
The Italian Swimming Federation (Federnuoto) announced the results of the test today. The ten athletes had been at a high-altitude coaching camp in Livigno after they had been examined for COVID-19. To this point, Federnuoto says, all ten have asymptomatic circumstances. However the constructive checks has compelled the federation to droop the camp, and the athletes stay in quarantine.
Listed below are the athletes who examined constructive, per the Italian federation’s announcement:
- Gabriele Detti
- Simona Quadarella
- Federico Burdisso
- Martina Caramignoli
- Marco de Tullio
- Stefano di Cola
- Sara Gailli
- Edoardo Giorgetti
- Matteo Lamberti
- Alessio Proietti Colonna
Italy has been hit particularly arduous by coronavirus checks recently. Federica Pellegrini and Stefania Pirozzi both tested positive earlier than departing for the ISL’s 2020 season. And national teamers Simone Sabbioni and Alice Mizzau each introduced constructive COVID checks through social media.
The altitude coaching camp started on October 11. It was initially scheduled to run by way of November 5, in accordance with the Italian federation, however these plans are actually scrapped amid the COVID cluster.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted coaching for athletes throughout the globe. For a variety of Italy’s high athletes, pandemic restrictions had been one issue that compelled a mass withdrawal from the Worldwide Swimming League’s 2020 season in Budapest. This altitude camp was one other issue, as it might have overlapped with the whole lot of the ISL season.
Detti and Quadarella are each former world champions – Detti received the 800 free in 2017 and Quadarella the 1500 free in 2019.