Tokyo Olympics organisers report first torch relay Covid-19 case

Olympic torch Tokyo 2020

Personnel work at the All-Weather Training area, the venue of the grand start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics torch relay, on the eve of the event at the J-Village in Naraha town, Fukushima Prefecture on March 24, 2021.

Photo credit: Charly Triballeau | AFP

What you need to know:

  • They have warned that parts of the relay could be suspended if too many spectators gather in one place.
  • The relay got underway on March 25, with spectators barred from the departure ceremony and first leg.

Tokyo, Japan

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