Torch Relay New Schedule Olympics will start on March 25th next year Para will start on August 17th September 28th at 17:45
The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic torch relay, which was postponed to next year, will move forward one day while maintaining the framework of the original plan such as the number of days and the torch runner, and the Olympic torch relay will be released from Fukushima Prefecture on March 25, next year. It has been decided that the Paralympics will start in Shizuoka Prefecture on August 17, next year.
On the 28th, the Tokyo Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games officially announced a new schedule for the torch relay.
According to this, the Olympic torch relay will start in Fukushima Prefecture on March 25, next year, one day ahead of schedule from the original plan, and will travel nationwide over 121 days.
The Paralympics will start in Shizuoka Prefecture on August 17, and will travel to Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo and the four prefectures where the competition venues are located. The Holy Fire Relay will be held again for 4 days.
The torch relay was considered to shorten the number of days to simplify by postponing the tournament, but at the IOC = International Olympic Committee coordinating committee held last week, each region will leave valuable opportunities related to the tournament Therefore, it was agreed to maintain the framework of the original plan, such as the number of days to be implemented and the already decided torchbearer.
On the other hand, the Organizing Committee has a policy of reducing costs other than the schedule, such as reviewing the number of relay convoys and staff and reducing the scale of events celebrating the arrival of the torch.
Olympic torch relay for a total of 121 days
It is a new schedule for each prefecture of the Tokyo Olympic torch relay.
Everything was moved forward by one day from the original plan.
(* The tense will be next year)
▽ In Fukushima Prefecture, which will be the starting point, it will be held for three days from March 25th to 27th next year.
▽ Tochigi Prefecture will have two days, March 28th and 29th next year.
▽ Gunma Prefecture is March 30th and 31st.
▽ Nagano Prefecture is April 1st and 2nd.
▽ Gifu Prefecture is April 3rd and 4th.
▽ Aichi Prefecture is April 5th and 6th.
▽ Mie Prefecture is April 7th and 8th.
▽ Wakayama Prefecture is April 9th and 10th.
▽ Nara Prefecture is April 11th and 12th.
▽ Osaka Prefecture is April 13th and 14th.
▽ Tokushima Prefecture is April 15th and 16th.
▽ Kagawa Prefecture is April 17th and 18th.
▽ April 19th and 20th in Kochi prefecture.
▽ Ehime Prefecture is April 21st and 22nd.
▽ Oita Prefecture is April 23rd and 24th.
▽ Miyazaki Prefecture is April 25th and 26th.
▽ Kagoshima Prefecture is April 27th and 28th.
After that, two days were free, and the torch was carried to Okinawa Prefecture.
▽ In Okinawa, two days, May 1st and 2nd.
After another two days, I returned to Kyushu again.
▽ Kumamoto Prefecture was on May 5th and 6th.
▽ Nagasaki Prefecture is May 7th and 8th.
▽ Saga Prefecture is May 9th and 10th.
▽ Fukuoka Prefecture is May 11th and 12th.
▽ Yamaguchi Prefecture is May 13th and 14th.
▽ May 15th and 16th in Shimane prefecture.
▽ Hiroshima Prefecture is May 17th and 18th.
▽ Okayama Prefecture is May 19th and 20th.
▽ May 21st and 22nd in Tottori prefecture.
▽ Hyogo prefecture is May 23rd and 24th.
▽ Kyoto Prefecture is May 25th and 26th.
▽ Shiga Prefecture is May 27th and 28th.
▽ Fukui Prefecture is May 29th and 30th.
▽ Ishikawa Prefecture is May 31st and June 1st.
▽ Toyama Prefecture is June 2nd and 3rd.
▽ Niigata Prefecture is June 4th and 5th.
▽ Yamagata Prefecture is June 6th and 7th.
▽ Akita Prefecture is June 8th and 9th.
▽ Aomori Prefecture is June 10th and 11th.
One day free
▽ Hokkaido is June 13th and 14th.
One day free again
▽ Iwate Prefecture has three days from June 16th to 18th.
▽ Miyagi Prefecture has 3 days from June 19th to 21st.
One day free
▽ Shizuoka Prefecture has three days from June 23rd to 25th.
▽ Yamanashi Prefecture is June 26th and 27th.
▽ Kanagawa Prefecture has 3 days from June 28th to 30th.
▽ Chiba Prefecture has 3 days from July 1st to 3rd.
▽ Ibaraki Prefecture is July 4th and 5th.
▽ Saitama Prefecture has 3 days from July 6th to 8th.
▽ Finally, Tokyo has 15 days from July 9th to 23rd.
You can check the detailed schedule for each prefecture on the website of the Organizing Committee.
Paralympic torch relay for a total of 8 days
It is a new schedule for the Tokyo Paralympic torch relay.
This will also be held one day ahead of schedule, for a total of eight days.
The Paralympic torch is fired in 47 prefectures nationwide, and the torch relay is held in the four prefectures of Shizuoka, Chiba, Saitama, and Tokyo, which are the competition venues, and a fire collection ceremony is held to unify the fires nationwide. It will be held in Tokyo.
Under the new schedule, fire will be fired nationwide from August 12, next year after the Olympics, and the torch relay will be held
on August 17 in Shizuoka Prefecture, August
18 in Chiba Prefecture, and
8 in Saitama Prefecture. It will be held on the 19th of March.
Tokyo, after a relay on August 20, a fire collection ceremony was held to unify the fires collected nationwide, and for four days from August 21 to the 24th of the opening ceremony, " The torch relay will be held again in Tokyo as a "relay in the host city".
You can check the detailed schedule in each region and the schedule of fires in various parts of the country on the website of the Organizing Committee.