the statement noted that this decision was made in the course of communication of the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe President of the IOC Thomas Bach. Previously on the transfer of the Olympics, said Abe.
Olympic torch Relay will take place in Japan without torches
Prime Minister of Japan and head of the IOC has agreed that Games should be safe for participants and spectators. Taking into account the abolition of the competition the athletes should come to him in optimal shape, what to do in the present circumstances is simply impossible.
the Paralympic games are also held not later than the summer of 2021. In turn, the Olympic flame all the time will be stored in Japan and the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in 2020 will retain its name.