Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Lead Tokyo 2020 Delegation to Buenos Aires

August 23, 2013

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has confirmed that he will lead the Tokyo 2020 delegation to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) 125th Session in Buenos Aires.

The IOC will vote for the 2020 Olympic Games host city at the Session, sale cialis which takes place September 7-10 and Tokyo faces competition from Istanbul and Madrid.

Speaking at an official departure ceremony in front of 800 Tokyo 2020 supporters, viagra Abe said: “By each and every one of the 800 passionate Tokyo 2020 supporters in this room carrying out their responsibilities, unhealthy I am hopeful that when the IOC makes their decision on September 7 in Buenos Aires we will witness Tokyo 2020’s victory. I will go to Buenos Aires as well.”

The ceremony was also a chance for bid organisers to repeat their ideas for the Games and the bid committee underlined their plans to make have athletes at the centre of society.

Tsunekazu Takeda Takeda, IOC Member and President of Tokyo 2020 and the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC), said: “We are honoured that Prime Minister Abe will lead our delegation to the IOC Session in Buenos Aires, which is a strong sign of how the whole of Japan is united behind and hugely passionate about our bid.

“Our global vision for the benefit of sport and the Olympic Movement is to use Tokyo 2020 to demonstrate the power of sport, capture the imagination of the world’s youngest continent and further spread this inspiration worldwide founded on the Olympic Values.”