"When the Games were postponed, Paralympians were beacons of hope,” said IPC boss Andrew Parsons. “They never stopped pursuing their dreams.”
Due to the fluidity of government-issued policies and guidelines during the global pandemic, attendance policies may change. But for now, a local audience will be allowed.
The recent exhibition matches are proof positive that both the men’s and women’s squads remain focused on their preparations for the July kickoffs.
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said organizers are determined to host a successful Olympic Games without wasting any time for preparations.
The 25-year-old Ehime Prefecture native completed the race in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 56 seconds. He shattered his previous personal-best time by more than 5 minutes.
A seven-time Olympian, Hashimoto also served as Japan's chef de mission for three Olympics.
Shiraishi sails around the world in 94 days, 21 hours and 32 minutes aboard DMG MORI Global One.
Olympics minister Seiko Hashimoto emerges as potential successor to Mori.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is poised to move the 2020 Summer Olympic marathon and race walking events from Tokyo to Sapporo on Japan’s northern...