Both athletes, of non-Japanese nationality, tested positive the day before within the 14-day period after entering Japan, said the organizers, who did not release further details about the cases for confidentiality reasons.
The first positives among the athletes of the Villa are known a day after the first positive was revealed within the residential complex located on one of the artificial islands in Tokyo Bay, that of a member of a foreign delegation.
The infections of these two athletes are part of the ten new positives reported today among the participants of the Games, the rest of those affected are not staying at the complex, including another athlete.

The two athletes from the Villa, as well as the resident who tested positive on Saturday, “they come from the same country and participate in the same sport, they came together on the same team“explained the Tokyo 2020 spokesperson, Masa Takaya, during a press conference to expose the measures against heat and covid-19 that they are adopting.