People's Daily Online, Tokyo, July 22 (Li Muhang). Based on Japanese media reports, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced on the 21st that since the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held without spectators, the Olympic Games-related personnel and politicians who attended the opening ceremony on the 23rd Waiting will be 950 people.
Among them, 800 are from overseas and 150 are from Japan.
The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee initially determined that the number of people who can attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics is 10,000.
However, because the epidemic in Japan has not been effectively controlled, the Japanese government announced on July 8 that Tokyo has entered a state of emergency for the fourth time from July 12 to August 22.
As a result, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee adjusted the number of participants in the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, from 10,000 to 950.
The number of people may still be further reduced in the future.
It is understood that in addition to the Emperor of Japan, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, President Bach of the International Olympic Committee, Governor of Tokyo Yuriko Koike, and Chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee Hashimoto Seiko, there will also be French President Macron and Mongolian Prime Minister Oyun Erden and the wife of the US President Jill Biden attended the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games.
Relevant personnel attending the opening ceremony included members of the International Olympic Committee, representatives of participating groups, related personnel from Brisbane, the capital of Queensland, Australia, and representatives of TV stations and sponsors.