The IOC still refuses to cancel the Olympic games in 2020 in Tokyo

the international Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to prepare for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo according to the plan, despite the pandemic coronavirus infection the international Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to prepare for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo according to the plan, despite the pandemic coronavirus infection
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the international Olympic Committee (IOC) will continue to prepare for the Olympic games 2020 in Tokyo according to the plan, despite the pandemic coronavirus infection. Competition must go from 24 July to 9 August 2020.

“the IOC is still fully configured to the Olympic games in Tokyo and at this stage, four months before the start of the Games is not going to accept radical solutions. Any speculation on this subject will be counterproductive”, – reads the statement of the press service of the IOC.

the Committee encourages all athletes to continue training for the Olympic games, as far as possible for them.

“We will support the athletes by providing advice and national Olympic committees of their countries, as well as providing them with the latest information and development,” – noted in the IOC.

Communique from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 https://t.co/EumE9qtROI

— IOC MEDIA (@iocmedia) March 17, 2020

it is Reported that at the moment, played 57% Olympic quota remaining licenses will be awarded later, after consultations with the international federations. Already counts athletes maintainNhat their right to participate in the Games, not canceled at the moment the Olympic qualification will be held, and the remaining quotas will be awarded according to the existing principles in these systems selection, including world rankings and regional qualifiers.

“the Health and wellbeing of all those involved in the preparations for the Olympic games in Tokyo 2020, is our number one concern. All measures are taken to ensure the safety and interests of athletes, coaches and fans. We, the Olympic community, and we support each other in good times and in difficult times. This Olympic solidarity defines us as a community”, – TASS quoted the President of the IOC Thomas Bach.

the Olympics is the last major international tournament has been cancelled due to the threat of coronavirus infection. The sports Ministry on the eve of the abolished almost all the competitions on the territory of the Russian Federation, with the exception of the Olympic qualifying tournaments.

the Olympic games have not been canceled since the summer of 1944, when their conduct prevented the Second world war.