On Sunday March 14, 2021, CKC announced that select events at the Olympic and Paralympic Sprint Trials were postponed due to reported symptoms of illness within the team. The CKC COVID protocols were immediately activated and the affected individuals were placed into isolation. Steps for proactive contact tracing were initiated in consultation with public health officials, and COVID testing occurred.
We are pleased to report that the COVID-19 test results of the symptomatic individuals were negative. We applaud the outstanding efforts of the COVID protocols task force for reacting swiftly and activating the critical steps to ensure the safety and well-being of our athletes, coaches, support staff and volunteers.