“I’m ready to get back to training” | Knoxville-based athlete warns COVID-19 can reach young & healthy people after positive test

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Knoxville-based professional athlete is going public about her experience with COVID-19 after testing positive for it.

Kaysee Armstrong professionally races mountain bikes for 8 – 10 months out of the year.

The virus just affected her by causing races to be canceled at first, but recently it affected her even more after she tested positive. Now, she wants people to know active, healthy and young people are not immune.

“I race stage races which are 7 days long, I also do events that are 200 miles,” said Armstrong.

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