The Olympics in Tokyo will take place in 2021 or will not take place at all. In an interview with Belgian newspaper L’avenir, published on 6 June, said the head of the National Olympic Committee of Belgium Pierre-Olivier Beckers.
He ruled out that the Games that were to be held this summer, but was delayed until next year because of the pandemic coronavirus can be transferred again. According to Beckers, this is not possible due to too high costs and a large number involved in this process people. The same position in may, was announced by the International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.
The Beckers stressed that the final decision on the fate of the Olympic games will be made next spring, but expressed confidence that the Olympics will start on 23 July 2021.
Olympic games 2020 was held in Tokyo from 24 July to 9 August, due to the spread of coronavirus infection, the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach took the decision to postpone it for a year.
The transfer of the Olympic games for 2021 has influenced the preparation of the 11 thousand Olympians and Paralympians 4.4 thousand. Financial losses from the migration of the Olympic games was estimated at $5.8 billion