Source Title: open space? The countdown to the Tokyo Olympic Games is six months, and various possibilities are considered comprehensively
It is about half a year before the opening of the Tokyo Olympic Games. IOC and Japanese officials recently hinted that the Tokyo Olympics might be held without an audience.
The novel coronavirus pneumonia epidemic in Kansai, Japan, released the estimated data in January 22nd. If the Tokyo Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are open, the economic losses will reach about 2 trillion and 400 billion yen (about about 150000000000 yuan).
According to Japan’s well-known sports economist and honorary professor of Kansai University, Miyamoto Shenghao estimated that if there were no spectators in the Olympic Games, the loss of ticket revenue and other peripheral consumption could reach 700 billion yen (about 43.7 billion yuan), while the loss of Japan’s sports industry after the Olympic Games was about 1 trillion yen (62.4 billion yuan); There are also other losses.
Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, hinted in a video released recently that hosting the Olympic Games empty is also an option. Bach said that novel coronavirus pneumonia in Japan is now important, so it is important to ensure that the participants do not infect COVID-19. The organizing committee has comprehensively considered various possibilities, such as whether the audience is allowed to enter, if so, how many people can enter, etc. In addition, the IOC is also in-depth discussion on quarantine, testing methods and vaccination.
Taiyu Yamashita, President of the Japanese Olympic Committee, said in an interview with Japanese media at the beginning of this month that it is not ruled out that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held without spectators. The president of the Tokyo Metropolitan Medical Association also suggested that in order to ensure that the Tokyo Olympic Games will be held as scheduled, preparations should be made according to the “no audience state”.