Badminton competitions to have 'family bubble', compulsory Covid tests as BWF plans to come back to true to life
The COVID-19 pandemic saw the suspension of both household and worldwide badminton competitions with the Yonex All England Open being the last World Tour occasion in March this year. The Badminton world organization (BWF) has now given conventions that players and company should follow. The measures set up plan to make the most secure conceivable condition for all partners associated with the competition including players, arranging board work power, volunteers, media and specialized authorities.
The Key Protocols are clarified beneath -
1. Badminton Family Bubble
- formation of a "badminton family air pocket" and this includes making it obligatory for each and everybody in this air pocket to be tried at every competition.
2. Pre-competition Testing in Home Country
- All players must attempt a COVID-19 test inside 3 days before withdrawing for a competition and return a negative test outcome. This is to guarantee that members have in any event voyaged and start the Championships with some confirmation that they are COVID-19 free.
3. COVID-19 Testing for Players and Team Entourage
BWF will execute a COVID-19 testing plan for each Major Championships and World Tour competition which will involve a gathering of licensed work force being tried preceding every occasion. The point is to make disease free 'rises', however much as could reasonably be expected, inside the scene condition.
4. Testing Strategy
The testing technique is separated into the accompanying:
a) Players/company leaving from their command post must be tried and have documentation to express that they have tried negative for COVID 19.
b) Players entering another nation in the wake of voyaging or playing in an opposition in an alternate nation – will be tried upon landing in the air terminal.
5. Conventions on account of a Positive Test
The individual testing positive will be approached to seclude between 7-14 days relying upon household necessities.
6. Warm Up Courts and Practice Courts
To guarantee physical removing is done, a limit of 8 players are allowed to rehearse on each warm-up court at any one time. Furthermore, the warm-up courts are carefully restricted to those players with forthcoming matches.
7. Pre and Post-coordinate Protocols
Rather than shaking hands, players can contact rackets with their rivals and gesture/put their hands over their chests when welcoming the match authorities