(Tokyo Olympics) The Olympic time is about to start. How will Tokyo answer the epidemic question?

  China News Agency, Beijing, July 15 (Reporter Zhu Chenxi and Xing Chong) In less than 10 days, the Tokyo Olympics, which will be postponed for one year, will be held.

The sudden new crown epidemic has brought great changes to the preparation of the Tokyo Olympics. IOC President Bach even called the follow-up work a "huge puzzle."

As the time for the Olympics is approaching, in the face of the biggest question of the epidemic, how the Tokyo Olympics will be held has attracted much attention.

  The number of spectators is finalized "Twisted Twists"

  Audiences are an important part of the Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee and Japan have repeatedly emphasized that they will host a "complete Olympics" with audience participation.

In the face of the spread of overseas and domestic epidemics, Japan has earlier announced that overseas spectators are prohibited from watching live games.

As for whether to accept domestic audiences, Japan has always been "hesitating".

  Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga once stated that the method of accepting audiences will be decided on the basis of five-party consultations between the Japanese government, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee. Perseverance.

On June 21st Tokyo ended the third emergency situation, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee announced that the maximum number of on-site spectators was 50% of the stadium’s capacity, and no more than 10,000 people, and said that adjustments will be made if the epidemic worsens.

  However, just after the Tokyo Emergency Declaration was lifted, the epidemic continued to heat up in a short period of time.

On June 30, the number of newly confirmed cases in a single day exceeded 700 again after a lapse of about one month.

With the repeated epidemics, the voices of running empty games are endless.

Since then, Seiko Hashimoto, chairman of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, and Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, both said that they did not rule out the hosting of the Olympic Games.

  As Tokyo enters an "emergency situation" again, it is inevitable to run empty games.

The Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee finally confirmed that there are only three games that allow spectators to enter the Olympic Games: football matches held in Miyagi and Ibaraki prefectures, and track cycling races held in Shizuoka Prefecture.

In the metropolitan area 1 metropolis 3 counties (Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa), Hokkaido and Fukushima prefectures will be held empty venues.

The long-lasting debate about whether there is an audience has finally come to an end.

  "Bubble" mode plugs epidemic prevention loopholes

  For athletes, staff, media and other Olympic-related personnel, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee adopts the "bubble epidemic prevention model" commonly used in current international events, that is, strict entry inspections are performed on relevant personnel, and the activity area is limited, and wrapped like a "bubble". Get up, cut off contact with the outside world.

  The "bubble epidemic prevention model" of the Tokyo Olympics has been continuously improved in the loopholes in epidemic prevention.

After the Ugandan delegation arrived in Japan, a coach was tested positive at the airport and was quarantined. The remaining 8 people were not immediately identified as close contacts. They still traveled a long distance to Izumisano City, Osaka Prefecture for pre-match training. Then the delegation Another athlete was diagnosed.

  The Japanese government has since revised the anti-epidemic policy of foreign delegations in pre-match training camps. Close contacts will be directly identified at the airport and "one person infected and all staff isolated."

  Japanese airports have set up special passages for foreign Olympic delegations to avoid contact with ordinary Japanese people.

After visiting the airport’s anti-epidemic measures, relevant Japanese authorities reported that the routes of action of foreign Olympic delegations and ordinary passengers were not completely separated, and that the mixing of the same passages, toilets, and arrival passenger halls occurred from time to time.

  Recently, dozens of members of the Brazilian Olympic delegation stayed in a hotel where a collective virus infection broke out, which once again aroused concerns from the outside world.

  The preparations for the Olympic Games were originally complicated and complicated. Under the epidemic situation, epidemic prevention work is complicated. The Japanese side can only hope that the loopholes can be blocked after the problems are continuously discovered, so as to host a "safe and secure" Olympic Games.

  Event rules changed due to the epidemic

  Affected by the epidemic, there have been many new changes in the Tokyo Olympic Games rules.

For example, in a table tennis game, players will not be allowed to touch the table with their hands or towels, and they will not be allowed to blow the ball.

  More importantly, according to the epidemic prevention manual, if a player is diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia during the competition, he needs to withdraw from the competition.

Although this will not be cancelled, the players will only get the corresponding guaranteed results.

If a player is diagnosed after entering the championship battle, he will miss the finals, but he can also win a silver medal that is guaranteed after entering the finals.

  In addition, the International Olympic Committee recently stated that in order to prevent and control the epidemic, during the award ceremony, the winners will pick up the medals from the tray and wear them on their own, instead of shaking hands or hugging.

  Regarding the live audience, the Tokyo Olympics Group’s spectator guide stipulates that loud cheering, high-fiving, autographs, and greetings are forbidden during the game. This Olympics may become the "quietest Olympics" ever.

  Although there are many "variables" in the Tokyo Olympics, what remains unchanged is the Olympic spirit of "mutual understanding, long-term friendship, solidarity and fair competition".

Held under the epidemic, the Tokyo Olympics has been given more global significance. Both the International Olympic Committee and Japan hope to use the hosting of the Olympics to bring more confidence and hope to mankind and become "the light at the end of the dark tunnel."

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