Olympics Organizers To Stick With Torch Relay Schedule

People pose for a photo in front of the Tokyo Olympic flame in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, on March 25, 2020. (Kyodo)

TOKYO (Kyodo) — Tokyo Olympic organizers have settled on preserving the torch relay schedule developed for 2020 to be used in next year’s postponed games, officials with knowledge of the matter said Wednesday.

The relay, which was to start from Fukushima Prefecture on March 26 this year until the Games were postponed two days earlier, will still last 121 days and traverse all 47 prefectures.

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