Tokyo 2020 - ‘I’m absolutely devastated’ - Team GB gold medal hope Amber Hill out of Olympics with Covid
The world number one skeet shooter returned the positive test before flying to Tokyo from the UK, and says she has “no words to describe” how she is feeling. The 23-year-old does not have any symptoms, and Team GB’s chef de mission Mark England says his “heart goes out to Amber”. Hill had been predicted as one of 14 gold medallists by statisticians Gracenote.
Team GB's Amber Hill has been forced out of the Olympics after a positive coronavirus test
The 23-year-old, who has no symptoms, says she is absolutely devastated” that she will miss out on the Games, admitting it will take some time to come to terms with it. No replacement will be called up for her, with the skeet competition due to take place on Monday.