Good news for the high-level athletes

Une bonne nouvelle pour les athlètes de haut niveau

The gradual resumption of training in the facilities of the olympic Park, commencing on Monday, have something to rejoice, and to relieve the top-level athletes.

Diver Meaghan Benfeito is definitely a permanent part of the athletes who hoped, for some time already, the end of the ordeal caused by the pandemic of sars coronavirus.

“This is definitely the longest period during which I was away from the pool, indicated precisely Benfeito, Friday, by posting a video on his account Instagram, its newest training platform, which dates back to the 11th of march. I want to go back there now!”

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This is definitely the longest time I’ve ever been away from the pool. Watching videos like this makes me want to get back now. This was my last 10m practice before quarantine started.. march 11th!! . • How long have you guys been away from something you love the most?! . Thank you @jbord to have captured all of it 📹🥰 . . #cantwait #diving #flipping #canada #divingcanada #teamcanada #synchro #happyplace #home #montreal #olympicstadium #athlete #training #malallier #jbord

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As if the cry of the heart of Benfeito had been heard, the Institut national du sport du Québec has received permission to proceed with the “re-opening partial and gradual” of his complex situated in the olympic Park. Starting this Monday, June 15, the room of physical preparation and the medical clinic as well as all the sports facilities of the complex of the INS Québec will therefore be accessible under certain conditions. The dates and the terms and conditions will vary for each training centre in the single.

Health priority

To arrive at such an outcome, the national Directorate of public Health (DNSP), the ministry of Education and higher Education (MEES) and the Régie des installations olympiques all had to give their approval.

Following the announcement made, the athletes concerned will finally be able to resume their activities in addition to receiving services, forensic scientists and sportsmen.

“Since the beginning of the confinement period, the INS Québec has continued to accompany at a distance the athletes and coaches of high level, for its part, had emphasized Gaëtan Robitaille, president and ceo of the Institute, by way of a press release. Our experts are first-hand the issues and the resumption of our services will certainly fill some needs.”

“The reopening of the Complex and components of the network of the Institute will be in compliance with the sanitary measures in order to create a training environment safe and healthy, because I am convinced that the best way to support the athletes, it is to help them to stay healthy,” he added.

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