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Dutch skateboarder Jacobs says heartbroken after testing COVID-positive

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Dutch skateboarder Candy Jacobs said she tested positive for COVID-19 and cannot participate in the Olympic Games, but added her teammates would still be able to compete.

“I am heartbroken,” she said on her Instagram account. “Luckily we’ve been following the protocols so my fellow skateboarders still get to shine bright.”

(Reporting by Ritsuko Ando; Editing by Ana Nicolaci da Costa)

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