Bardsley, who also plays for England, pulled out last weekend after she picked up the injury during a match in the United States' National Women's Soccer League last month. Chelsea keeper Telford, who was part of the England squad that reached the semi-finals of the World Cup in 2019, will join coach Hege Riise's 18-member group for the Tokyo Games.
Romania cannot participate in the weightlifting event at the Tokyo Olympics after the country's governing body (FRH) was given a one-year ban by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) for past doping cases on Thursday. The ban was issued for five anti-doping violations made by Romanian athletes in 2012. Those included Romania's team of four - Florin Croitoru, Gabriel Sincraian, Razvan Martin and Roxana Cocos - that was disqualified from the London 2012 Olympics after various banned substances were found in re-testing of their samples.
Simone Manuel failed to qualify for the final in the women's 100 freestyle, an event she won at the 2016 Rio Olympics.