Team USA gold medal favorite is refusing vaccination ahead of Olympic Games

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Olympic U.S. swimmer Michael Andrew told the media on Thursday that he will forego vaccination prior to the Tokyo Olympic Games.

The event is set to start on July 23, with no spectators planned to attend the event due to an ongoing spike in COVID cases challenging Tokyo.

Impressing his team with a near record-breaking performance at the Olympic trials, Michael Andrew’s contention for top honors at the Olympic Games is predicated on an intense training regimen that Andrew worries may be affected by inoculation.

Andrew enters the Olympic Games as the best freestyle swimmer and breaststroker for Team U.S.A.

Based on current ruling, vaccination remains optional for all athletes going into the Olympic Games. Andrew is confident that he can stay in good health by adhering to the COVID measures detailed by the IOC.

With a reported 80%+ vaccination rate among participants in Tokyo, the swimmer is ready to just keep swimming his way to Olympic gold, ignoring the distractions in the interim.

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