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Tokyo Olympics: Athletes should travel with full confidence, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

Tokyo Olympics: Athletes should travel with full confidence, says IOC chief Thomas Bach

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23
  • Around 10,500 athletes will be present at the Tokyo Olympics
  • The Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of easing in Japan

With Tokyo Olympics is less than two months away, the Covid-19 pandemic is not showing any signs of easing down in Japan.

The government is looking to extend a state of emergency in Tokyo and other areas by about three weeks to June 20.

However, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) president is confident that the Tokyo Olympics will be safe for competitors and will not jeopardise the health of the Japanese people.

Speaking in a Q&A session during an online conference of the Athletes’ Commission on Thursday, the IOC President said the safety of athletes was at the heart of planning for the Tokyo games.

News Source: indiatoday

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