Olympic Games 2020 Update.
The Olympic Games 2020 that had been scheduled to begin in Tokyo this July has been postponed almost one year. The IOC said,”The games has been postponed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
Schedule for The Postponed Olympic Games 2020.
According to the declaration of IOC”The new date of Tokyo 2020 Olympics is 23 July-8 August 2021″. It added that the paralympic Games will follow running from August 24 – September 5.
The rescheduling because of the COVID-19 came as a earthquakes shift to the athletes worldwide. It’s effect to the organizers in Japan. Also all of whom had been working for years to be prepare for the Olympics. Now they’ll have to reset their timetables. But a large number of people welcomed the delay. They think it provided transparency after weeks of growing uncertainty.
Effect of The Postponed. Olympic Games 2020.
The president Yoshiro Mori said “I would like to thank all the stakeholders, including the host city Tokyo and the Government of Japan. Because of their hard work during this short period. The Tokyo Olympic Games Organizing Committee will continue to work hard for the success of next year’s Games”.
The delay has disrupted qualifying process for athletes. The COVID-19 pandemic has also ruined the plans of thousand of the people who had signed on as volunteers. Along with thousands more who had hopes to attend the games this session.
For the selection,qualification,preparation and training a specific period of time is needed.
According to the IOC ,the next Olympics still be known as the Tokyo 2020 Games.
The venue will be same until the postponed game held in Japan.
This session is the first time an Olympic has been postponed. The games were suspended for three times due to the first an second World War.
The new dates almost one year after those genuinely planned for 2020 also have the added benefit that any disruption. The postponement will cause to the international sports calendar can be kept to a minimum,” the IOC said. They will provide sufficient time to finish the qualification process. The same heat mitigation measures as planned for 2020 will be implemented.”