OLYMPICS: Team USA Gymnast Tests Positive for COVID

The gymnast, who has not yet been named, will have to miss the games.

TeeRoy's 2 Cents:

The rest of the team is being monitored very closely.

It's unknown whether the gymnast had been vaccinated.

The announcement came just hours after tennis phenom Coco Gauff dropped out of the Olympics because of a positive COVID test.

Team USA announced overnight that a member of the women's gymnastics team has tested positive for COVID-19 and will have to drop out of the Olympics.

The disappointing news, which comes just a few days before the start of competition, could have a big impact on one of the most closely-watched Olympic teams. Team officials have not identified the gymnast except to say that it is not Simone Biles and that it is someone under the age of 19. They also have not said what her condition is. An alternate will take her place pending a negative COVID test. (NBC News)

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