Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, October 28, 2020: The Badminton World Federation can confirm that three players have been withdrawn from the SaarLorLux Open 2020 in Germany as a precautionary measure for all participants after being in contact with a positive case within their team entourage.
The three players - Lakshya Sen, Ajay Jayaram and Subhankar Dey - will not compete further in the SaarLorLux Open 2020, which began on Tuesday, October 27.
All three players and the team entourage have been placed into isolation, in line with directives from the local health authorities and BWF tournament health protocols.
All three players have tested negative for Covid-19 following the testing requirements for the tournament and are said to be in good health overall.
The SaarLorLux Open 2020 will run from October 27 to November 1 at Saarlandhalle in Saarbrucken, Germany.
It is a BWF Tour Super 100 event with prize money of 90,000 USD.