Ski Jumper Marita Kramer Ruled Out Of Olympics With Virus

Feb 1, 2022, 12:22 PM
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OBERSTDORF, GERMANY - MARCH 03: Marita Kramer of Austria competes during the first round of the Women's Ski Jumping HS137 competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Oberstdorf on March 03, 2021 in Oberstdorf, Germany. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)
(Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Ski jumper Marita Kramer will miss the Beijing Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19.

The Austrian team says a PCR test confirmed the infection detected over the weekend in Germany.

The 20-year-old Kramer was due to compete at her first Winter Olympics.

The women’s normal hill competition on Saturday is one of the first medal events of the Beijing Games.

Kramer has won six World Cup events this season and leads the standings.

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