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December 18, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
Governor Koike’s comments on the announcement of the route through Tokyo

The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has announced the details of the Olympic Torch Relay route throughout Japan, as well as details concerning the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay rehearsal to be held in Tokyo next February. To view the torch relay route through Tokyo, which was studied concurrently by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Torch Relay Task Force, and other information, please refer to the attached PDF files (Attachment #1(PDF:325KB)) (Attachment #2(PDF:71KB)).

In response to the Organising Committee’s announcement, Governor Koike has issued the following comments.

Governor Koike’s comments

The detailed route of the Olympic Torch Relay through Tokyo, which will cap off the torch relay, has been announced. The flame, having traveled across Japan, will arrive in Tokyo and depart on the next leg of its journey from Komazawa Olympic Park, a legacy of the previous Olympic Games held in Tokyo in 1964. The torch relay will be conducted in all Tokyo municipalities, finishing at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. Through the torch relay, which will visit wonderful locations in Tokyo, we will show the world our city’s diverse attractions. Having as many people as possible cheer along the route and take part in the various ceremonies, we will channel the wishes of all of the people of Japan into the Games and build momentum.

Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)
Planning and Coordination Section, General Affairs Division
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
Phone: 03-5320-7985