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Tokyo Olympics to be held without overseas fans

20.03.2021 188 просмотров

The organizers of the Games in Tokyo decided not to allow fans from abroad to compete.


Summer The Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo will be held without fans from abroad due to the situation with the pandemic. This decision was made on Saturday by the organizers of the competition following the results of an online meeting in a five-sided format. marte-budet-prinyato-reshenie-po-dopusku-bolelshchikov-na-olimpiadu-2020/">
"The decision is primarily due to the need to ensure security in a pandemic," the minister responsible for hosting the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Tamayo Marukawa. A decision on any restrictions on the presence of Japanese spectators at sports venues will be made in April, she said. The meeting was also attended by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, the head of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Committee Andrew Parsons, the Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike and Head of the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee Seiko Hashimoto.

“The leaders of the IOC and IPC expressed their understanding of this decision during today's meeting. The priority for us at the moment is safety,” the head of the organizing committee of the Games added at a press conference. -daty-provedeniya-olimpiady-2021/"> The Tokyo Olympics were to be held from July 24 to August 9, 2020. However, due to the pandemic, the competition was postponed for a year and will take place from July 23 to August 8, 2021.

Japan currently has a de facto ban on issuing new visas to citizens of all countries and regions of the world in in connection with the discovery in the UK of a new strain of coronavirus. Currently, only Japanese citizens and foreigners with long-term visas and permanent residents of Japan can enter the country.

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