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Japan received the Olympic flame

19.03.2020 119 просмотров

The solemn handover of the torch took place at the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens.


"Following the recommendations of the Greek authorities to combat the spread of coronavirus, the program of the ceremony has been reduced and is being held without spectators," the press service of the International Olympic Committee said.

A rehearsal was held in Japan
fire relay ceremony
2020" Naoko Imoto. Then the Olympic flame will be taken to the Land of the Rising Sun. The relay race in the Japanese capital starts on March 26.

The IOC has previously stated that it has no plans to relocate or cancel the Tokyo Summer Olympics. The Games are to be held from July 24 to August 9.

As Big Asia reported, Japan sent for Olympic fire special board. The officials did not fly due to the coronavirus. A small group of employees of the air harbor saw off the plane at Haneda Airport.

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