Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo, is going to be the fight of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to move out of the olympic marathon in the Japanese capital, at the fore It.
“It is my clear wish that, in the olympic marathon, and the walk in Tokyo, to be held,” said the influential Koike, on Wednesday at a press conference at the beginning of three days of talks with the international olympic committee.
The MINISTRY reported two weeks ago that it was the time of the walk at the Games of the next year, in the North of Japan, Sapporo, in the summer, so about 5 to 6 degrees cooler than that of the more than 800 miles to the south, located in Tokyo.
“That message was a big shock for us”, said Koiki, while she was sitting at a table, were two of the key officials of the international olympic committee. “We have found it to be an incredible state of affairs that the MINISTRY is suddenly such a proposal, without first consulting with the city in which the Play action.”
The governor wants a clear explanation from the MINISTRY. “We and the MINISTRY have, however, one of the team? The game can’t be successful if we do not trust you.”
In the marathon at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics in Qatar, under the extreme circumstances, though). (Photo: Pro-Shots)
The heat in Tokyo has been a concern for the international olympic committee
The international olympic committee has been working to take steps due to the expected heat, to Tokyo during the Games (24 July-9 August 2020). On the advice of one of the Japanese doctors was in april and decided that with the marathon at 6: 00 am start, and the 50-kilometer walk at 5.30 pm, it would start up.
The international olympic committee decided, however, that this is not enough, it was after seeing the pictures of the marathon at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in athletics in Qatar a month ago. The races were held in Doha, started at midnight, but still it was the conditions more than 32 degrees extreme, and could have a lot of athletes, and the 42,195 km finish it because of the heat.
“We have made the decision to make the olympic marathon, and the walk has to move quickly to be taken as a result of the pictures in Doha, recognised international olympic committee official, John Coates, who stressed that his organisation, his plan was not going to withdraw.
“We’re going in the next few days to see how we can make a change in a way that is acceptable to everybody.”
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