World Junior Championships canceled due to coronavirus

Junior World Championships in weightlifting in Bucharest canceled due to the outbreak of coronavirus infection. This was reported on the website International Weightlifting Federation (IWF). World Cup had to go to 14 by 21 Martha.

“We have completed extensive consultations, especially with the Romanian Weightlifting Federation. After discussion, and at the request of Nicu Vlad executive council head of the Romanian Federation has agreed to accept the abolition of the World Cup in Bucharest junior as a precautionary measure due to the continuing development of coronavirus. Cancel touches as committee meetings and congress IWF”, – said the International Weightlifting Federation .

The first case of coronavirus infection has been confirmed in Romania 27 February. reported, that the patient was one of those, who are in contact with an infected citizen of Italy during the latter's visit to Romania.

Chinese authorities 31 December 2019 year, we informed the World Health Organization (TRAIN) an outbreak of an unknown pneumonia in Wuhan in the central part of the country (province Hubэy). Experts have established pathogen – a new coronavirus. WHO has recognized the flash emergency of international importance and gave the disease the official name – COVID-19.

The number of infected in mainland China reached 79,2 thousand, died 2835, recovered over 39 thousand. Cases of infection outside China recorded, According to the WHO on Friday, at 51 country, the number of infected reached 4691, died 67 person.

A source: IWF, TASS