Olympic postponement: IOC President sends message to athletes

first_img Loading… International Olympic Committee president, Thomas Bach, sent his encouragement to Olympic athletes in a video message following the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games to 2021. IOC chief Thomas Bach announcing unprecedented decision to postpone Tokyo Games on Tuesday In the video, the 1976 Olympic champion assured his fellow athletes that “you can be sure that you can make your Olympic dream come true” with the “good news” that “we all will be able to celebrate the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, even if it’s only in 2021.” President Bach explained his phone call with Japanese prime minister Abe Shinzo, and spoke of the reasoning behind the unprecedented decision to postpone the Games. The German also acknowledged that uncertainty remained, including “for the entire humanity”. “We will work hard now to undertake this extremely challenging task of postponing the Games and of organising postponed Games, which have never happened before, so we have no blueprint for this,” President Bach noted. “It will need the effort of everybody and the contribution of all to make this happen because the Olympic Games are the most complex event on this planet. Read Also:Dare commends IOC on postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympics “We want to provide you with the best conditions and the safest environment for these Games.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted Content6 Major TV Characters We Were Relieved To See Leaving The ShowWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?A Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemBeautiful Mutations: 15 Staggering Photos Of HeterochromiaWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?The 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterThe Highest Paid Football Players In The Worldlast_img

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