Olympic measures against heat Some events of triathlon, etc. Start time ahead of schedule November 1 20:01
IOC = Chairperson Mori of the Organizing Committee who finished the Coordination Committee with the International Olympic Committee revealed that the start time will be advanced in some triathlon and equestrian events as a countermeasure against the heat of the Tokyo Olympics. Did.
The meeting by the IOC Coordinating Committee and the Organizing Committee, which checks the operation and preparation status of the Tokyo Games, was held in Tokyo for a period of 3 days.
At the press conference, Chairman Mori of the Organizing Committee, who finished the meeting, explained the start time changes that have been studied in multiple competitions as a countermeasure against heat.
As a result of the discussions, each triathlon event was advanced one hour ahead, and the individual events for boys and girls started at 6:30 am, mixed relay started at 7:30 am, and the general equestrian cross country started at 8:30 am It means that the time was put forward and it was put together in the direction of implementation between 7:30 am and 8 am.
The start time will be formally determined by the IOC Executive Board.