Athletes From Countries With Ebola Not Allowed To Partake In Some Sports In China Olympics

Swimmer Doing Butterfly Stroke

Geneva – Athletes from Ebola-hit countries in west Africa have been barred from competing in some sports in the Youth Olympics that open in China at the weekend, the International Olympic Committee and Chinese organisers said on Friday.

“Athletes from affected areas will not compete in combat sports” and “it was also decided that no athletes from the region would compete in the pool,” they said in a statement.

Source: Sports24

 Guess better safe than sorry right?

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