IOC slashes visitor checklist for Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics Information

LAUSANNE: The variety of company on the Tokyo Olympics shall be lowered as will non-essential employees, the Worldwide Olympic Committee stated Friday, mirroring the choice by Japan to ban abroad spectators from attending the summer time showpiece.
“The Worldwide Olympic Committee Govt Board has determined to grant accreditation solely to individuals who have important and operational roles on the Olympic Video games Tokyo 2020,” the IOC stated in a press release.
“It will considerably scale back the variety of accredited folks on the Video games. It will likely be carried out by lowering a lot of programmes, together with the IOC Visitor Programme.”
The choice is an extra consequence of staging the Video games in the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Tokyo Video games ought to have been held in 2020 however had been put again a 12 months as a result of unfold of the coronavirus.
They are going to be staged within the Japanese capital from July 23 till August 8.
Friday’s resolution additionally impacts the Paralympics which can even be held in Tokyo.

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