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Skeleton Medalist Out of Beijing Olympics With Virus

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Moscow (AP) -- Skeleton silver medalist Nikita Tregubov and one of his teammates will miss the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing after contracting the coronavirus and other athletes are also in doubt, Russian officials said Monday.

“Yesterday it became clear that there was no longer a chance of making it," Tregubov wrote on Instagram. He said he felt fine and “everything to do with my health is good.”