Regarding the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, which will be held without spectators on the 23rd, the Games Organizing Committee has announced that about 950 people from overseas and domestic will attend.

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held without spectators as a countermeasure against the infection of the new coronavirus, while officials who have a necessary role in the operation of the Games and VIPs from each country will attend.

However, the Organizing Committee has indicated a policy to limit the number of attendees as much as possible, and as of the 21st, the number of tournament officials and dignitaries scheduled to attend the opening ceremony is about 950 in Japan and overseas. I made it clear.

Specifically, the number of attendees from overseas is 800 and the number of attendees from Japan is 150, and there is a possibility that the number will decrease further in the future.

The officials of the Games include members of the IOC (International Olympic Committee), representatives of competition organizations, officials of future Olympic host cities, and representatives of broadcasting stations and sponsor companies.

Regarding the people involved in the tournament attending the opening ceremony, it was supposed that the number of spectators would be about 10,000 as of the end of June, and after that, it was decided that the event would be held without spectators. Adjustments were made to further reduce.