Tokyo had on Friday accepted that it is the olympic marathon the following year It will be held. Initially it was the governor of the city, to the planning of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The international olympic committee, made last month, that the time walk due to the forecasted heat for the more than 800 miles north of the city location It would have to be moved.
The governor Yuriko Koike called the decision a “huge shock” and called on Wednesday to know the displacement, it is not easy to accept, but it is there now, so I give up.
“The Olympic Games are a success, you need to at this moment, we have a positive part to build up. I do not agree with it, but it is what it is”, she showed on Friday in a conference call.
The difference in temperature between Tokyo and Sapporo is about 5 to 6 degrees celsius. Earlier, the international olympic committee has decided to make the run and the walk, early in the morning to begin with, but the committee came to the conclusion that such a change will not be sufficient to ensure the safety of the athletes is guaranteed.
The Dutch athletes are in the Olympic Games in Tokyo