SaarLorLux Open kept Indian Shuttlers Ajay Jayaram, Shubhankar Dey in Isolation,then forced them out

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According to the directives of tournament organizers, local health authorities and Badminton World Federation (BWF) tournament health protocols Ajay Jayaram, Shubhankar Dey have been placed in isolation.

The Indian Shuttlers were forced out of the SaarLorLux open after being in Isolation due to coming in contact with the COVID positive father-cum-coach of defending champion Lakshya Sen. The 19-year-old Sen has already withdrawn after his father DK Sen’s Corona report came positive.

Although all the players Jayaram, Dey and Lakshya have tested negative for Corona virus but following the protocols neither of them will compete further in the tournament as a precautionary measure for all participants.

The SaarLorLux Open 2020 tournament began on October 27.

By- Bhavya Chaturvedi

News source – NDTV