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Japan's Olympic torch relay set to start in March

15.12.2020 47 просмотров

The Olympic torch relay will pass through 859 municipalities in Japan.

The Olympic torch relay ahead of next year's Tokyo Summer Games will take place in 859 municipalities in Japan. This was announced on Tuesday on the website of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee.

“The relay, which begins on March 25 in Fukushima Prefecture, will pass through 859 municipalities in all 47 prefectures in Japan before arriving at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on July 23 ”, - says the message of the organizing committee.

The Tokyo Olympics were to be held from 24 July to 9 August 2020. Due to the pandemic, the competition was postponed by a year and will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021. At the same time, the name of the Tokyo 2020 Games has been retained.

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