New Delhi, August 28
India’s prime girl wrestler Vinesh Phogat on Friday mentioned she had examined constructive for COVID-19.
Shortlisted for this yr’s Khel Ratna, the Asian and Commonwealth Games gold medallist, had been coaching at her village in Sonepat with coach Om Prakash.
“Yes, I have tested positive for COVID-19 when my sample was taken in Sonepat before the dress rehearsal for the awards ceremony,” Vinesh informed PTI.
“I will recover soon, God willing. I am in isolation at home,” she added.
The 26-year-old will skip Saturday’s digital ceremony for the National Sports Awards distribution.
She is one amongst 5 athletes chosen for the nation’s highest sporting honour this yr. PTI