If the organizers decided to hold the 2020 Olympics on schedule in Tokyo, Canada would almost certainly not be represented in the competition.
The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) has officially confirmed the absence of the athletes – as the organization said in a statement, Canada is asking for the Olympics to be postponed for a year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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In this regard, the Olympic Games Committee decided not to allow Olympic or Paralympic players in the Japanese capital for security reasons, even if the Tokyo Games were held on schedule.
The International Olympic Committee launched a series of discussions on the fate of the Olympics on Sunday, which also regularly discuss the situation with the Tokyo Organizing Committee, Japanese authorities and the metropolitan government, as well as possible solutions and measures, and of course possible postponements. .
For now, despite the coronavirus pandemic, IOC President Thomas Bach will stand by the start of the Games on July 24, while looking in the background the consequences of a possible delay and possible new dates.