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The Japanese called for the abolition or transfer of the summer Olympics

Японцы выступили за отмену или перенос летней Олимпиады

People are afraid of a new outbreak of coronavirus.

In Japan, increased the number of people advocating for the abolition of the summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, which was postponed until next year because of the pandemic coronavirus.

This was read as the results of a survey conducted by Kyodo on 17-19 July.

So, the complete abolition of the Olympic games in Tokyo want to 33.7% of the respondents. Another 36.4% of respondents in favour of a re-deferral deferred to the next year Olympics. In turn, 23.9% of people in Japan believe that Games should be held next summer.

The study was conducted using a telephone survey the number of respondents is not specified.

We will remind that in March the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe announced the postponement of the Olympics-2020 to 2021. While the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said that despite the postponement of the competition the following year, the game will retain its name — “Tokyo 2020”.

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