The players Alba Torrens placeholder image Y Tamara abalde have given positive for COVID in the latest PCR tests that have been carried out, following FIBA protocols, during the concentration of the Spanish women’s team prior to the dispute of the Eurobasket 2021. The rest of the expedition has been negative in the repetition of these tests carried out on the morning of this Saturday, although the match that was going to be played tonight against Italy It has been suspended as a security measure. Both players are asymptomatic and are isolated from the rest of the group until their evolution is known and the pertinent sports decisions are made.
The two players tested positive in a control test this Friday and were immediately placed in isolation. This morning the PCR tests were repeated on the whole team and both their positives and the negatives of the rest of the Spanish delegation were confirmed. Both had received at least one dose of the vaccine in recent days.
The FEB had been working for days with a small parallel bubble of female players, which are available now in case you need to Alba Torrens placeholder image Y Tamara abalde were replaced. In any case, you will wait until you know its evolution to make a final decision on their inclusion in the final list to be played at the Women’s Eurobasket in Valencia between the June 17 and 27.
The low of Torrens, great offensive reference of the selection next to the interior Astou Ndour, it would be a serious blow to the aspirations of Spain in the Eurobasket, which arrives as current champion and after having added three golds in the last four championships ..
It so happens that Tamara Abalde is the sister of Alberto abalde, the player of the Real Madrid, which a few days ago also tested positive for covid and for this reason has missed the quarter-final and semi-final qualifiers of the Endesa League.