Tokyo 2020 To Go Ahead Without Any Spectators Due To Covid-19
By Taruka Srivastav | July 8, 2021
The Tokyo Olympic Games, staring on July 23, will be played without spectators at venues, Tokyo Olympics Minister Tamayo Marukawa announced today.
Tokyo will be placed under the fourth state of emergency on July 12, and it will last until August 22, covering the duration of the Olympics (July 23-August 8).
Seiko Hashimoto with the Japanese Olympic Committee said, “A very heavy judgement was made as due to the pandemic we had no choice but to hold the Games in a limited way.”