Tokyo 2020 Preparing to Show SportAccord Convention why they Should Host Olympic Games

May 20, 2013

The organisers of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic Games bid are preparing to make a key presentation to the Olympic Movement at the SportAccord convention next week.

On May 30, salve Tokyo 2020 will address the convention that is being held in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The SportAccord Convention brings together all the sports federations from across the world, and all three bidding cities will outline why they should host the 2020 Olympics.

Tsunekazu Takeda, IOC member and President of the Japanese Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020, said in a statement: “We are very much looking forward to attending the 11th SportAccord International Convention with our high-level delegation.

“It will be a pleasure to discuss the decisive factors of the Bid race and meet with International Federation representatives to explain our delivery foundations and compelling vision.

“During the SportAccord International Convention, Tokyo 2020 will make every attempt to explain why Tokyo is the best choice, and how we can guarantee to deliver superb Games which will promote the Olympic Values for new generations in this challenging and fast-changing era for sport.”