Lifting restrictions in france: amateur sport can resume from 19 May

Lifting restrictions in france: amateur sport can resume from 19 May

Starting on May 19th, the miners will be able to return to the gymnasium and swimming pools, announced on Monday May 10th the government. For adults, the reopening of the basins will only take place on 9 June. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / afpThe time of the takeover sounded for amateur athletes.

If, despite the containment or semi-confinement measures imposed since the fall of 2020, professional sport had not stopped, competitions taking place without the presence of the public, amateur sport, was on hold. Starting on May 19th, it will be able to reconnect with a little more normal conditions. For adults, the reopening of the basins will only take place on 9 June.

For in-house contactless sports, however, the establishments concerned should ensure that the presence of practitioners does not exceed 50%. Sports hall enthusiasts will be able to find them from 9 June. They have been closed for months and will also have to observe a 50 per cent threshold.

Outdoor sports practice will be allowed as of May 19 at a maximum of 10 people without contact. Starting on 9 June, it will be possible to bring up a maximum of 25 people, with contacts being allowed. Confirmation of these recovery and reopening calendars however occurs while the end of May and more June correspond to the end of the season for most amateur clubs and associations.

“It will not be a reopening constraint but a desired protection,” she said to the deputies. At first, until 9 June, these speakers will only be able to receive 35% of their capacity from the public. However, a ceiling was set at a maximum of 800 spectators from 19 May for the rooms, which is expected to reach 5,000 people from 9 June.

With regard to the stadiums, only 1,000 people will initially be welcomed, the threshold of 5,000 spectators from 9 June. As of June 30, a normal return to the interior and the exterior in terms of public. An exemption from curfew (which will then be at 9 p.m.) was requested by the French football federation, but has not yet received a response.

“We will not impose the health pass for the spectators of the turn of france on the road. From that date, the public ( standing) will be accepted, but respecting a “security” area of… 4 m2 per person. “a gauge” will, however, be “defined by the prefect according to local circumstances,” the government said.

“but we will put in place a suitable health protocol,” said m. castexthe world with afp