Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach arrived within the Japanese capital on Sunday for a four-day go to to assessment the preparations for the postponed Olympic Video games with high Japanese officers, together with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
Tokyo 2020 organising committee had introduced on Friday that Bach can be awarding the Olympic Order to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the Japan Olympic Museum on Monday afternoon.
In response to Kyodo information company, Bach will meet with Suga on Monday. He’ll subsequent go to Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike after which maintain talks with the organising committee officers earlier than attending a joint press convention with Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori.
The IOC chief can also be scheduled to go to the Olympic village and the Olympic Stadium on Tuesday afternoon, as per the organisers. The Olympics are set to be held from July 23 to August eight subsequent 12 months after being postponed from 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic however main well being specialists have, over the previous few months, expressed doubts on whether or not the Video games may be held with no vaccine for the virus.
Nevertheless, Bach has stated that he does not count on international locations to drag out of subsequent 12 months’s Olympics because of the pandemic and that athletes too will not be barred in the event that they take a look at constructive.