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Deputy Chairman of the state Duma Committee on physical culture, sport, tourism and youth Affairs Artur Taymazov noted the correctness of the decision on the postponement of the Olympic games in Tokyo, according to RT.
he Also expressed hope that in the future there will be similar problems and the pandemic will soon decline.
“the Decision to move the Olympics one year is absolutely correct. We understand that the athletes were in limbo. All professionals who morally were ready to act and win gold medals, started crashing in preparation. Right, that decided to move. I hope that this problem will not be there and we will be able to fight this virus,” – said Taymazov.
Earlier in the International Olympic Committee officially announced the postponement of the Olympics-2020 to 2022. This was agreed by the organization’s President, Thomas Bach, Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe. Earlier he said that Bach fully supports the initiative to transfer.
the Situation with the Olympics was another in the list of cancellations or offsets of sporting events. Earlier it became known that the world hockey championship will be held. Suspended all sports competitions in Russia in accordance with the provisions of the MST. In addition, in connection with the pandemic was moved to a later time tennis Grand slam tournament “Roland Garros” and the stages of Formula 1.
According to the latest who data, only the world were more than 330 thousand people. 14.5 thousand people became victims of the disease caused by COVID-19. In Russia the number of cases of infection with coronavirus has reached 495 people.
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