China News Service, September 29. According to Kyodo News, on the evening of the 28th local time, Yoshiro Mori, chairman of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Organizing Committee, attended a rally of the Hosoda faction of the Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo.
Yoshiro Mori postponed the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 and said, "No matter what happens, it must be held next year."
Yoshiro Mori said that at the COVID-19 response coordination meeting established under the leadership of the government, officials are discussing various anti-epidemic measures such as entry and exit management mechanisms during the Olympics.
On this basis, he once again stated that "no matter what happens, the Olympics will definitely be held."
Data map: In March 2019, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced the torch shape of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
Yoshiro Mori (second from left), chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, and Aki Taguchi (second from right), the torch relay ambassador, attended the press conference.
Photo by China News Agency reporter Lu Shaowei
Before that, regarding whether the Tokyo Olympics could be held, Bach, the chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said on September 24, "I believe we will achieve (holding)." "This Olympics will be recorded in the annals of history and will be a success." Shows its full confidence in hosting the Tokyo Olympics.
In addition, the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee announced on September 28 the schedule of the torch relay in each prefecture.
Starting from March 25, 2021, the Olympic flame will travel 121 days to 859 municipalities in 47 prefectures and prefectures across the country.
Approximately 10,000 torchbearers that have been finalized can take priority to participate in the relay.
The Olympic Organizing Committee stated that the delivery routes of various local governments and the celebration ceremonies held at the end of the day have also maintained the original plan, but will be adjusted according to the actual conditions of various regions in the future.
The torch will light the torch stand at the Tokyo National Arena at the opening ceremony on July 23, 2021.