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Three Swiss team members test positive for COVID-19

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a man riding a snowboard down a snow covered slope: FIS Ski World Cup - Soelden © Reuters/LEONHARD FOEGER FIS Ski World Cup - Soelden

ZURICH (Reuters) - Three Swiss national team skiers have tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss Friday's Alpine Ski World Cup parallel giant slalom competition in Lech, Austria, the team said in a statement on Saturday.

Loic Meillard, Justin Murisier and Marco Odermatt had minimal cold symptoms, the team said, and were in isolation. Other team members had tested negative.

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Odermatt finished second in the giant slalom race which opened the World Cup season in Soelden, Austria, in October.

(Reporting by John Miller; editing by Clare Fallon)


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