Snowboard world champion Selina Jörg (32) has been infected with the corona virus and forced the entire German race world cup team into quarantine. The infection of the 2018 Olympic silver medalist was noticed in a weekly routine test, Snowboard Germany announced on Saturday.
The entire course group then went into voluntary home quarantine and had themselves tested again. “Selina is doing well under the circumstances. So far, no other team members show symptoms, ”said sports director Andreas Schied:“ The fact that we noticed the infection so quickly and were able to isolate it shows that we are on the right track with our test strategy. ”For slalom driver Jörg (Sonthofen) it should Season start on December 5th in Bannoje, Russia.