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Positive COVID-19 Test Result Forces Moroccan Rider to Miss the Olympic Games

Rabat, Morocco – July 26, 2021 – Samy Colman (MAR) will not compete in Tokyo 2020. As the Moroccan international rider has communicated on his social media, Samy Colman tested positive for Covid-19 just days away from flying to the Tokyo Olympics.

′′It’s not without emotions that I’m telling you today that I unfortunately won’t be from the Tokyo Olympics trip… Tested positive for covid a few days ago and although I’m in great shape, I’m not could go to Japan in due course ′′ Samy Colman (MAR) quoted.

Davino Q was quarantining in Aachen all the way along with the rest of the team and was waiting for his horseman, unfortunately the virus decided otherwise. Samy Colman is healthy.

On behalf of Jumper News, we wish Mr. Colman all the best and hope that he is able to compete in the Olympic Games in the future.

Source: News Release from Fédération Royale Marocaine des Sports Equestres / Samy Colman

Photo: © Morocco Royal Tour / Pascal Renauldon / Agence R&B Presse