‘Crunch time’: Australian Olympians nervously await Covid-19 vaccine

‘Crunch time’: Australian Olympians nervously await Covid-19 vaccine

The Guardian

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  • Slow vaccine roll-out affects 1400-strong Tokyo travelling party
  • AOC in talks with government as NZ vaccinates athletes

Time is ticking as the Australian Olympic Committee waits for guidance on when its 1400-strong Tokyo Games travelling party will receive the Covid-19 vaccine.

Australia is set to send approximately 450-480 athletes to the 2021 Olympics, with almost 1000 support staff and officials likely to also make the trip to Japan.

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