Tokyo Paralympic marathon venue final decision by 12th December 12:37
For next year's Tokyo Paralympic Games, the IPC = International Paralympic Committee and the Organizing Committee of the convention have begun a meeting to discuss management issues. The idea of final decision by 12th was shown.
The conference between the IPC and the Organizing Committee will be held in Tokyo for two days from the 11th, and IPC President Parsons said, “I want to find solutions to the remaining issues to make the Tokyo Paralympics the best tournament.”
In addition, he expressed the idea that the final decision will be made by 12th on the marathon venue, where heat is a concern, saying that he would like to make a decision based on detailed weather data.
The Paralympic Marathon has been pointed out that wheelchair athletes are easily affected by heat due to reflections from the ground. It is said that the conclusion that there is no is obtained.
The meeting will also share issues identified during the test tournament, such as heat countermeasures for each competition and the transportation of athletes and related parties, and discuss improvements. 12th, President Parsons and Chairman Mori of the Organizing Committee Decided to hold a press conference and explain the outcome of the discussion.