The Spanish MTB coach, positive for coronavirus before the Leogang World Cup

The RFEC has confirmed that Cristóbal Sánchez tested positive for COVID-19 after the tests that were carried out upon his arrival in Leogang. Six other members of the expedition, in quarantine.

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Shock on the Spanish MTB team before the start of the World Championships in Leogang (Austria). The national coach, Cristóbal Sánchez, has tested positive for coronavirus as announced by the Royal Spanish Cycling Federation this Wednesday morning through a statement.

The RFEC explains that all the members that make up the Spanish expedition for the World Cup event tested negative in the PCR test before flying to Austria. "Later, upon arrival of the trip, after carrying out new tests, the technical director was positive for Covid-19, activating the control mechanism and going into isolation together with six other people from the expedition with whom the positive had contact."

The RFEC indicates that Sánchez underwent a second PCR whose result was known yesterday and in which he returned an adverse result, while the other six isolated members, among which is the cyclist Roger Ferrer, have tested negative in these second tests, although they continue to comply with the isolation imposed by the Austrian authorities.

From the RFEC they also point out that "all team members are well and currently do not suffer from symptoms", in addition to ensuring that they are in constant collaboration with the ICU and the health authorities to comply with the established protocols.

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