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The Olympic Games will be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021

here are now dates for the Tokyo Olympics, which were to be held this summer but were postponed for a year due to the global health crisis over the coronavirus disease. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that the Games will be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021.

Following a meeting between IOC President Thomas Bach, Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike and Games Minister Seiko Hashimoto, the IOC said in a statement that “these new dates give health authorities and all those involved in the organization of the Games maximum time to deal with the ever-changing landscape and the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition, he stressed that “this decision is made based on three main considerations: protecting the health of the athletes and all those involved and supporting the containment of the COVID-19 virus; safeguarding the interests of the athletes; and the global international sporting calendar.KIT 2019/20BUY NOW!

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