The Tokyo Olympics Holy Fire Relay will tour Iga Ueno Castle and the World Heritage Kumano Kodo on the 8th, the second day in Mie Prefecture.

The executive committee of Mie Prefecture and others continue to call for measures to prevent the infection of the new coronavirus so that the spectators along the road will not be crowded.

The Holy Fire Relay in Mie Prefecture will start at Iga Ueno Castle in Iga City at 9:30 am on the 8th of the second day, and will visit six cities and towns such as Akame 48 Waterfalls in Nabari City and Kumano Kodo, a World Heritage Site. is.

Approximately 80 runners, including Ichiro Toba, an enka singer from Mie Prefecture, and Kiriko Isono, a talent, will connect the torch.

Since infection confirmation of the new coronavirus is still continuing every day in Mie Prefecture, the executive committee of Mie Prefecture and others are calling for live broadcasting on the Internet as an infection countermeasure.

In addition, to prevent the spectators along the road from becoming crowded, the tournament volunteers will continue to call attention by holding up placards such as "Let's cheer with applause to avoid crowding!"