We started to conduct COVID-19 PCR tests for the first BMW IBU World Cup in Finland. During the first test session, members of three teams have been tested positive. The affected teams are Russia, Latvia and Moldova. The team members have been alerted and isolated. (1/2)
The responsible Finnish health authorities have been informed and will decide on further procedures. More information will be provided in due course. (2/2)
The Russian source is reporting, positive tests have only one athlete, and three team personnel.
Now we have a long list of biathlete, who miss the 1st event in Kontiolahti: Benkika, Kaukenas, I. Fialkova, P. Fialkova, Windisch, Bormollini, and perhaps Schempp.