On March 19, local time, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic flame handover ceremony was held at the Panathinaiko Stadium in Athens. The picture shows Imoto straight step supporting the fire.

  Chinanews Client, August 20. According to Kyodo News Agency of Japan, the organizing committee has made a preliminary decision to maintain the original scheduled tour of 47 throughout Japan regarding the Tokyo Olympic torch relay that will be postponed to next summer due to the impact of the new crown pneumonia epidemic. 121-day schedule for prefectures. The plan starting from the Fukushima Prefecture football facility "J-Village" (located in Naraha and Hirono) on March 25 next year is expected to enter the preparation stage again.

  The report also pointed out that according to the future epidemic, the implementation method including the number of days may also be adjusted.

  With the postponement of the Olympic Games, the organizing committee is considering simplifying the torch relay in order to carry out cost reductions involving overall operations. However, the report quoted the remarks of relevant people in the Olympics, saying that even if the number of days is reduced, the effect of reducing funds will not be large. The change plan still needs to be understood by many related parties such as local governments and sponsors, so it is abandoned.

  According to analysis, the organizing committee will negotiate with the executive committees of the prefectures and prefectures to reduce the size or cancel the simplification of the torch arrival celebrations held in various places.

  The Tokyo Olympic torch relay was originally scheduled to start from J-Village on March 26 this year, and it will tour Japan for 121 days. The organizing committee stated that it plans to give priority to the selected approximately 10,000 torchbearers and routes that include places of interest and historical sites in the restart of the torch relay. (Finish)