a woman in black gym clothes throws a high kick to a makeshift sparing partner

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From makeshift sparing buddies to swimming in a kiddie pool, professional athletes get creative during a time of physical distancing.

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Alexandra Recchia, five-time karate world champion, trains in the garden of her house near Paris during a lockdown in France aimed at curbing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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