The test tournament for each competition, which had been suspended due to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, will be resumed in wheelchair rugby from the 3rd, and we are confirming how to proceed with measures to prevent infection with the new coronavirus.
The test tournament of the Tokyo tournament was suspended due to the one-year postponement of the tournament for the purpose of confirming management issues for each competition using the actual competition venue, but it will resume with wheelchair rugby from the 3rd. Did.
The test tournament will start privately from the 3rd at the Yoyogi Gymnasium in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, which is the same as the actual tournament, and about 20 Japanese national team candidates are participating.
At the reopened test tournament, confirmation of new coronavirus infection prevention measures was newly added, staff and athletes should be at least 2 meters away, and the venue and shared space should be ventilated and disinfected every 30 minutes. It means to do it thoroughly and verify the issues.
In particular, in wheelchair rugby, there are many athletes with low respiratory function due to the effects of disabilities, and there is a high risk of becoming seriously ill when infected with the new corona, so the Organizing Committee will confirm the effectiveness of the measures more thoroughly. ..
The wheelchair rugby test tournament will be held until the 4th, and 17 competitions are scheduled for the next month. Of these, 5 competitions such as track and field at the national stadium will be attended by overseas athletes. is.
However, of the five competitions, the swimming diving and artistic swimming competitions are unclear as the FINA has indicated that it wants to cancel them on the 2nd.