International Olympic Committee: did not consider postponing or canceling the Tokyo Olympics

International Olympic Committee: did not consider postponing or canceling the Tokyo Olympics
From March 3 to 4, local time, the International Olympic Committee participated in the Executive Committee meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland.International Olympic Committee President Bach said at a press conference after the meeting that the International Olympic Committee did not consider postponing or canceling the Tokyo Olympics, and activities such as torch collection will be carried out as scheduled.Bach, chairman of the International Olympic Committee.图/Osports巴赫称东京奥组委向国际奥委会介绍了应对新冠肺炎疫情的相关情况,国际奥委会将与日本政府一起全力支持东京奥运会成功举办,“会议中未出现’推迟’或’取消’任何一个词.”Bach said that all venues for the Tokyo Olympics have been completed, and that 4.5 million tickets have been sold in Japan, showing the enthusiasm of the Japanese people for the Tokyo Olympics.”According to Bach, the torch of the Tokyo Olympics will be ignited in ancient Olympia, Greece, on March 12 as originally planned.However, Bach also said that some changes to the Tokyo Olympics test and qualifying events were affected by the epidemic, which brought great pressure to the event organizers and international individual sports organizations. Many athletes had to change their training plans and schedules to participate in the competition.”In the process, some countries and regions have offered assistance to these athletes, especially many Chinese athletes, providing them with training venues, allowing them to participate in qualifying tournaments, and reducing restrictions. I am proud of the Olympic spirit and sports spirit.。”Bach said that if there are athletes affected by the epidemic that lack seat qualifications, the International Olympic Committee will explore how to make adjustments gradually, including consultation with various international sports organizations to provide a limited number of additional Olympic Games places, in order to resolve this as soon as possibleOne problem.Bach also announced that the International Olympic Committee allowed and encouraged everyone participating in the Tokyo Olympics to send a male and a female athlete as flag bearers at the opening ceremony.The proportion of female athletes participating in the Tokyo Olympic Games will reach 48%, the highest in the previous Olympic Games.Sauna, Ye Wang Sun Haiguang editor Zhang Yunfeng proofread Wang Xin