IOC President Bach confident fans will attend Tokyo games next year

DAVID GOMBE

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach is confident that spectators will be able to attend the Tokyo Olympic games next year.

“We are putting really a huge tool box together in which we will put all the different measures we can imagine.” This makes us all very, very confident we can have spectators in the Olympic stadium next year.” Said Bach as quoted by BBC.

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were postponed for the first time in their history. The Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will now be held on 23 July 2021.

Over 11,000 athletes from around 200 countries are expected to take part in the Games that are scheduled to kick off in July 2021.

The Japanese Capital will be hosting a summer edition for the second time. They last hosted the event in 1964.

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