German Olympic doctor: testing rules could affect entry to China

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Germany’s team doctor for the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics doesn’t expect manipulations of coronavirus tests at the Games but said that strict entry rules into China could lead to a certain distortion of competition. Doctor Bernd Wolfarth told reporters on Tuesday that test result manipulation feared by alpine ski director Wolfgang Meier were “rather unlikely to happen.” But he spoke of “a certain distortion of competition … when athletes test positive now and can not enter [China] due to these positive tests.” Wolfarth said the entry rules were set by the Chinese government in their zer…

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