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Tokyo to limit the number of spectators at the Summer Olympics

15.03.2021 109 просмотров

At Olympics in Tokyo may limit the occupancy of sports facilities by 50%.

The organizers of the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo intend to limit the occupancy of sports facilities by 50% due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus infection. This was reported by the Sankei newspaper on Sunday, citing sources.

It is noted that for large stadiums the number of spectators should not exceed 20 thousand. Human. Meanwhile, in the event of an improvement in the epidemiological situation, the organizers may refuse to introduce such an upper limit. It is expected that the final decision on this issue will be made in the middle of April.

The Kyodo Agency reported on March 9, citing sources, that the Japanese government does not intend to invite foreign fans to the Olympics to prevent the spread of infection.

The Tokyo Olympics were to be held from 24 July to 9 August 2020. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the competition was postponed by a year and will take place from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

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