The torch of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 was lit within the historic Olympia on Thursday amid stringent well being tips because of the first demise in Greece resulting from coronavirus. The viewers was restricted on this ceremony.
A younger girl dressed within the gown of the highest spiritual consultant of historic Greece lit the torch utilizing the rays of the solar. With this, a week-long torch relay additionally began in Greece. The torch will likely be handed over to the organizers of the Tokyo Olympics on 19 March.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bak mentioned, "The journey of the Olympic torch to Japan has begun. When this torch returns to Tokyo, it’s hoped that it’ll mild up the entire nation. '
Sports have been affected resulting from Corona virus around the globe and there are fears that the Olympic Games will likely be held between July 24 and August 9 as per their schedule. <! –
The organizers mentioned that the video games can be as per the predetermined operate and the IOC mentioned that the postponement of the video games had not been discussed but.