Following Tuesday’s announcement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, World Sailing would like to provide you with some of the latest information regarding Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) alongside some other medical information.
Medical Commission Updates
World Sailing's Medical Commission are in close communication with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the IOC Medical and Scientific Commission Games Group and public health experts. They continue to monitor the development of this outbreak, advised countermeasures and make qualified decisions.
Please find attach the latest communication from the Medical Commission for your information.
The Medical Commission have produced an extensive document titled, "Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Event Organizers for the Protection of the Health of Athletes". You will find this available on our website here.
I’ll take this opportunity to thank the Medical Commission for their support and guidance during this period and wish them well in their day jobs to support the general public.
Useful Documents and Information
All of the communications and useful documentation we have distributed is also available on a dedicated section of our website here - https://www.sailing.org/medical/index.php.
We will continue to keep this page up to date.