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  • Powell
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    Originally posted by polevaultpower View Post
    I started a spreadsheet for the positives linked to Torun: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing

    So far I'm at two before the meet, six during the meet, and 45 after the meet...

    Updates include a bunch more positives from the Italians and Germany has confirmed 7 positives.
    But nobody knows how many people actually got infected at the meet, despite abiding by the rules. Some might have gotten the virus by breaking the rules, some might have been infected just before or during the trip, which means the tests on entry wouldn't have detected it yet. Plus I also agree the risk will be lower at an outdoor event.

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  • tandfman
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    Headline - Russian high jump coach Zagorulko dies at 78 after COVID-19 diagnosis

    Lede - Evygeny Zagorulko, who coached a number of Olympic high jump champions in Russia including Anna Chicherova, has died at the age of 78 after contracting COVID-19.

    https://www.insidethegames.biz/artic...geny-zagorulko

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  • polevaultpower
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    Patricia Mamona had COVID about 6 weeks before Torun: https://as.com/masdeporte/2021/03/16...o_rsoc=comp_tw

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  • polevaultpower
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    I started a spreadsheet for the positives linked to Torun: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing

    So far I'm at two before the meet, six during the meet, and 45 after the meet...

    Updates include a bunch more positives from the Italians and Germany has confirmed 7 positives.

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  • Cooter Brown
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    Originally posted by Conor Dary View Post
    On an average day in July, the temperature in Tokyo can reach highs of 35°C (95°F) in July and August.
    That's it? I'll go there to cool off in July.


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  • Conor Dary
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    Also on vaccination numbers check out the covid thread....outside of the US it is pretty bad...

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  • Conor Dary
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    Originally posted by polevaultpower View Post
    I don't think we need to be so doom and gloom for Tokyo. Events will be outdoors, weather will be nicer, and hopefully the event will be better organized and most importantly, way more people will be vaccinated by then.
    In recent years, summer temperatures have been particularly high, prompting news cautions for people to protect themselves from the heat to avoid heat-related illnesses such as heat strokes. On an average day in July, the temperature in Tokyo can reach highs of 35°C (95°F) in July and August. When outside, stay hydrated with water, wear lightweight clothing, and you bring a fan with you.

    Due to the danger of being affected by a heatstroke or heat illness, it is not recommended to spend long hours outside during the daytime. It is the best time of the year, though, to visit museums and indoor facilities in the metropolitan areas, or to enjoy hiking and festivals outdoors at cool, mountainous areas.

    https://matcha-jp.com/en/2772

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  • gh
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    Originally posted by polevaultpower View Post
    I don't think we need to be so doom and gloom for Tokyo. Events will be outdoors, weather will be nicer,...
    have you ever been to Tokyo?

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  • polevaultpower
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    I don't think we need to be so doom and gloom for Tokyo. Events will be outdoors, weather will be nicer, and hopefully the event will be better organized and most importantly, way more people will be vaccinated by then.

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  • Conor Dary
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    Originally posted by polevaultpower View Post
    Nine Great Britain cases and counting from Euro Indoors.

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/f...avel-vc32j890z
    9!...

    Tokyo is looking rather ominous now...

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  • GHM
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    This point of view is from Louisiana, USA
    I think NCAA indoor was a good example of how to conduct 2021 Olympic. Max 16-20 entries in each event with only one entry/country. Semi and final and done in 4 days. I also suggested this for other sports I like such as swimming, wrestling, weightlifting and so on.

    China promised vaccine foe all athletes and companions in Tokyo 2021 and Winter Games 2022. This is a good start. Perhaps Moderna and pfizer can donate some.

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  • polevaultpower
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    Nine Great Britain cases and counting from Euro Indoors.

    https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/f...avel-vc32j890z

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  • 26mi235
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    Originally posted by Conor Dary View Post

    Another reason I am still not sure about Tokyo...especially with the news European governments have stopped using AZ....when they already are way behind on vaccines and infections climbing again...
    If the pause in administering it is due to a possible safety issue that is resolved with several million doses cases to observe (and if AZ does not cut down on production), then AZ would be stockpiling doses that can then be used almost anywhere in Europe to speed up vaccinations. If there is no real issue, some countries without much access might get a cheap deal on doses for a while.

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  • gh
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    Originally posted by KevinR View Post
    Disappointing that such a major event was conducted with such poor safety protocols in place. I hope that this lesson is not lost on the hosts, this summer. As well as those events leading up to Tokyo.
    except we have no idea if the "safety protocols" that failed were a function of the event itself or the prevailing state of infection in the European Union as a whole

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  • Conor Dary
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    Originally posted by KevinR View Post
    Disappointing that such a major event was conducted with such poor safety protocols in place. I hope that this lesson is not lost on the hosts, this summer. As well as those events leading up to Tokyo.
    Another reason I am still not sure about Tokyo...especially with the news European governments have stopped using AZ....when they already are way behind on vaccines and infections climbing again...
    Last edited by Conor Dary; 03-15-2021, 10:33 PM.

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