Olympic 2020 .. The ICRC is concerned about the high temperature

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John Kotis, Bach and Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (CIO), spoke about the issue on Sunday during a meeting with Tokyo Mayor Yoriko Kawaki, a few days before an IOC meeting scheduled for this week in the Japanese capital.

Bach warned that heat waves like those seen in Tokyo this summer represent "A concern for us". The mayor of Tokyo Koike replied that this "The problem will be firmly managed", without providing further details.

At the end of October, Japanese doctors launched the alarm and invited the organizers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo to start the marathon earlier than expected, saying that the increase in temperatures even in the morning could "cause the death "Runners.

The marathon race has already been scheduled for half an hour and will take place at 7:00 local time instead of 7:30.

But as for the doctors, Coates considered the starting point for the race at six or five and thirty in the morning.

Every year, strong heat waves prevail in Japan, causing at least a dozen deaths. This summer, registered "Land of the Rising Sun" Record temperatures have reached 40 ° C.

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John Kotis, Bach and Vice President of the International Olympic Committee (CIO), spoke about the issue on Sunday during a meeting with Tokyo Mayor Yoriko Kawaki, a few days before an IOC meeting scheduled for this week in the Japanese capital.

Bach warned that heat waves like those seen in Tokyo this summer were "a concern for us". The mayor of Tokyo Koike replied that "this problem will be dealt with firmly" without giving further details.

At the end of October, some Japanese doctors launched the alarm and invited the organizers of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo to start the marathon earlier than expected, underlining that the increase in temperature even in the morning could "kill" the runners.

The marathon race has already been scheduled for half an hour and will take place at 7:00 local time instead of 7:30.

But as for the doctors, Coates considered the starting point for the race at six or five and thirty in the morning.

Every year, strong heat waves prevail in Japan, causing at least a dozen deaths. This summer, the "country of the sun" has recorded record temperatures of 40 ° C.

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