The Tokyo Olympic Torch Relay will be held in Iwate Prefecture from the 16th to the 3rd.

The first day, the 16th, will be held in 10 municipalities, including the Goshono Site in Ichinohe Town, which is expected to be registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

The torch of the Tokyo Olympics will be handed over from Hokkaido to Iwate Prefecture, and about 290 runners will be connected for three days from the 16th to the 18th, including 28 municipalities in the prefecture.



On the 16th of the first day, after the departure ceremony was held at Shizukuishi Junior High School in Shizukuishi Town, the relay will start at 9 am and will visit 10 municipalities such as Takizawa City and Hirono Town.



Of these, in Hachimantai City, Ryoyu Kobayashi, the Japanese ace of ski jumping boys, will be the runner after passing the national special natural monument "Yakehashiri Lava Flow".



In Ichinohe, the torch will visit the Goshono Site, which is expected to be registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.



After that, from Fudai Village to Noda Village, the Sanriku Railway will carry the torch, and the last runner will arrive at the Cultural Center in Kuji City before 8 pm.



The Organizing Committee of the Games and the prefecture recommend watching the Internet broadcast as an infection control measure, and call for only local residents to watch along the road, and to wear masks and applaud without making a loud voice. I am.

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