Host the Olympics without spectators? The chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee holds a negative view
China News Service, July 22. According to Kyodo News Agency of Japan, affected by the new crown epidemic, the Tokyo Olympics will be postponed to the summer of 2021. Previously, there was a proposal to hold the game without a live audience. On July 21, local time, the chairman of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee Yoshiro Mori expressed a negative view on this.
Data map:The countdown card for the Olympic Games on the streets of Tokyo restarts timing.
On the 23rd will usher in the countdown to the first anniversary of the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori said:”You must not make the audience feel very hard. The sympathy of all citizens is the sports event.”
For IOC President Bach when he talked about reducing the number of spectators, Yoshiro Mori said that”this is the worst scenario that can be imagined.” He also revealed that if Japan’s central government and the Tokyo Metropolitan and other countermeasure meetings established in September judge that it is necessary to reduce the audience, then Explore it.
The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee is revising its plans in various fields in order to reduce the additional costs caused by the postponement of the Olympics. Yoshiro Mori said on the torch relay that it is more appropriate to maintain the original schedule. Regarding plans to use lanterns to transport the torch to the mountainous areas outside the route, he revealed that”the candidates are already being selected.”
For the opening and closing ceremonies, Yoshiro Mori said”If the players want to participate, then we can’t say (no)”. He thinks it is difficult to restrict players from participating. Yoshiro Mori also emphasized on the contestants’ admission ceremony:”It will boost the mood of the audience and it is impossible not to implement it.”
Source:China News Network