Pole vaulter Sam Kendricks out of Games after positive Covid test.

Double cross ruling world post vault champion Sam Kendricks won’t address the United States in Tokyo subsequent to testing positive for COVID-19.

The 2016 Olympic bronze medalist’s dad and co-mentor, Scott Kendricks, affirmed the news neighborhood time Thursday in a post on Instagram.

“Today in Tokyo, authorities educated Sam that his day by day test for Cov 19 was positive, So he is out of the opposition. He feels fine and has no side effects. Love you child. See you soon. #rancho_olympia #polevaulting”

Scott Kendricks’ post was taken out not long subsequent to being shared.

An Oxford, Mississippi, local, 28-year-old Sam Kendricks is a first lieutenant in the U.S. Armed force Reserve and was a gold-award competitor.

Matt Ludwig, fourth at U.S. Preliminaries, is the group’s substitute in the occasion. It wasn’t promptly clear he’d have the option to effectively go along with them in Tokyo.

Men’s shaft vault qualifying starts Saturday morning in Japan, or 8:40 p.m. Friday ET

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