Ute Freshman Withdraws From Olympics After Testing Positive For COVID

Jul 19, 2021

Ute freshman gymnast Kara Eaker has withdrawn from the United States Olympic gymnastics team after testing positive for COVID-19, despite being vaccinated.

Eaker is the first American to have tested positive after arriving in Japan and will be subjected to quarantine restrictions before returning to the United States. No other member of the U.S. Gymnastics team has tested positive for the virus.