Forward of One Championship’s closed-door Reign of Dynasties occasion on Friday, chief govt Chatri Sityodtong has revealed the security protocols that can be in place to stop the unfold of the coronavirus.
In a convention name with the media yesterday, he talked in regards to the measures, which embrace frequent testing, the creation of a “bubble” and strict regulation of who can enter the occasion venue, the Singapore Indoor Stadium, on Friday.
“All the pieces is new and we’re working very intently with varied companies of the Singapore Authorities, so many companies are concerned with serving to us,” he mentioned.
Abroad-based fighters can be examined 4 instances – earlier than they fly to Singapore, upon arrival, earlier than and after the battle – whereas others can be examined twice.
Out of the 12 fighters, 5, who hail from Australia, China and Malaysia, have flown in for the occasion.
After being examined upon arrival in Singapore, athletes, cornermen and employees are required to stay in isolation till they obtain a unfavourable take a look at consequence.
Ought to anybody take a look at constructive, Chatri mentioned “the related public well being measures would apply to the members as vital”.
Based on the Ministry of Well being’s web site, anybody with a constructive take a look at consequence can be contacted by the ministry and a healthcare supplier, and transported to a healthcare facility.
Whereas they’re in Singapore, travelling is proscribed to the occasion “bubble”. Coaching is allowed, however solely at non-public designated areas throughout the lodge and fighters must observe strict schedules.
Chatri added that liaison officers will accompany athletes always.
Reign of Dynasties will characteristic six bouts and is the primary reside sports activities occasion that can be held in Singapore for the reason that pandemic obliterated the Republic’s sports activities calendar, which noticed marquee occasions such because the Method One’s Singapore Grand Prix, Singapore Rugby Sevens and Worldwide Champions Cup axed.
Friday’s occasion is headlined by Thailand’s Sam-A Gaiyanghadao, who will defend his strawweight muay thai world championship in opposition to Australian Josh Tonna.
The combined martial arts promotion’s final occasion right here, King of the Jungle, which befell on Feb 28, was additionally held behind closed doorways.
The Singapore Tourism Board’s director of sports activities Ong Ling Lee mentioned: “We’re happy to work with One Championship to deliver One: Reign of Dynasties to Singapore.
“Collectively, we are going to test-bed acceptable secure administration measures on this necessary manufacturing pilot that might pave the best way for sports activities occasions to happen sooner or later.”
One is in discussions with different nations’ governments to stage extra worldwide occasions.
Its subsequent occasion is on Oct 30, though particulars will solely be launched subsequent week.
The Oct 30 occasion will see Singapore’s Christian Lee defend his light-weight world title in opposition to undefeated Luri Lapicus of Moldova, whereas the Republic’s Tiffany Teo will get one other shot on the strawweight world title in opposition to China’s Xiong Jing Nan, who defeated her the earlier time they fought.