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Australian Olympic chief says COVID-19 vaccine is ‘great relief’ for athletes – ABC News

National Cabinet approved Team Australia’s inclusion in phase 1B of the rollout meaning 2,050 athletes and officials will now be eligible for a Pfizer or AstraZeneca…

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The first of Australia’s Tokyo-bound athletes could receive their COVID-19 vaccine as early as next week, after National Cabinet agreed to fast-track access for the 2,000-strong team and support crew.

  • Australia’s Olympians will be included in phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout
  • The country’s Olympic committee chief says this provides certainty for athletes 
  • The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be held in July and August

Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) chief executive Matt Carroll described…

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