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TASS: ALL STAFF OF THE RUSSIAN DELEGATION WILL BE VACCINED FOR THE PARALYMPIC GAMES

22 July 2021
TOKYO, July 22. / TASS /. All personnel of the Russian delegation to the Tokyo Paralympic Games, including management and coaches, have been vaccinated against coronavirus infection. TASS was informed about this by the Acting President of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC) Pavel Rozhkov.

“In order to reduce the risk of the spread of coronavirus infection among members of the Paralympic delegation, in accordance with the decision of the Governing Board of the Russian Paralympic Committee, all personnel of the Russian delegation were vaccinated against coronavirus infection. We have neither the moral nor the legal right to risk their health, "Rozhkov said.

"Also, more than half of the athletes have been vaccinated and the teams in seated volleyball, goalball, taekwondo, bocce and wheelchair tennis have been fully vaccinated," he added.

The Paralympic Games in Tokyo were supposed to be held from August 25 to September 6, 2020, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, they were postponed for a year and will take place from August 24 to September 5.






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