Although virtually all major sports competitions have been cancelled or postponed due to the coronavirus, Cégep Garneau de Québec, Quebec, hosted the Canadian Women’s Volleyball Championship from Wednesday to Saturday.
The Prime Minister of Quebec, François Legault, announced on Thursday that during the crisis, gatherings of 250 people or more are prohibited.
This is why the players feel that they are more honored to be able to practice their sport in such a tournament: “I am really afraid that this sport will be cancelled, but we think we are really lucky”, Rachel St-Amand proves at this point. Degano.
Of the eight teams registered to participate in the competition, only one came from the Maritime Court and was confiscated.
Diane St-Denis, director of sports at Red Deer University in Alta, said that the decision not to cancel the championship was a good decision because it was done quickly and responsibly.
See Stéphane Turcot’s report in the video above.