"The important thing is that we won, which was our aim and what we were training for," the 22-year-old said.
The director of the Poland Speed Skating Federation Konrad Niedzwiedzki confirmed the information and he added that the team had to be quarantined.
The Spaniard booked his berth in the final earlier in the afternoon by a straight-set 6-3, 6-3, 7-6(0) win over 12-seeded Diego Schwartzman, taking revenge for his Rome quarterfinal loss to the Argentine.
Solomon Kverkvelia (R) of Georgia vies with Vitali Lisakovich (C) of Belarus during the UEFA European Championship 2020 qualifying round between Georgia and Belarus in Tbilisi, Georgia, Oct. 8, 2020. (Photo by Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Xinhua)
"Defense is quite vital in such an intense game," he noted.
The inexperienced coach had to compensate that by squeezing every minute.
Spain also have two players with lightning speed - Barcelona's Ansu Fati and Wolves' Adama Traore, who impressed on his Spain debut against Portugal on Wednesday night.
The finals of S10 will be held in the newly-constructed Pudong Football Stadium on October 31, with free admission for 6,312 spectators. Enditem
Fierce contention continued throughout the game. Yang Mengran's turnaround lay-up pushed Henan 92-90 ahead with 39 seconds remaining, and Henan sealed matters with 3 of 4 free throws later on.
Messi scored the only goal of the match by converting a first-half penalty as the Albiceleste started their campaign with a gritty, if not entirely convincing, home victory at La Bombonera.
Last month, Jepchirchir shattered the world record at the Prague Half Marathon with 1:05:34 to wrestle the title from Netsanet Gudeta of Ethiopia, who had held the record since 2018.