Emergency Declaration Tokyo Olympics / Para Athlete Enhancement Base also Stopped Use April 8 6:10
In response to the “Emergency Declaration” due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the use of athlete enhancement bases for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, including the National Training Center in Tokyo, has been suspended.
The National Training Center and the National Sports Science Center in Kita-ku, Tokyo are the bases for strengthening the top athletes in Japan aiming for the Olympics and Paralympics. The players are training.
According to multiple parties, in response to the “Emergency Declaration” due to the spread of the new coronavirus, the JSC, the Japan Sports Promotion Center, which manages the facilities, will stop using the facilities near each sports organization. Has been notified.
The National Training Center has accommodation facilities and is used by athletes who are training camps and promising young players who are living in dormitories, but they need to leave.
These two facilities are playing a central role in strengthening athletes in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, which will be postponed next year, and the use of the facilities will be completely suspended for the next year. There is concern about the impact on the strengthening schedule for restarting.