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October 5, 2023
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports

Route Markers to be placed along the Cycling Road Race Course of Olympic Games Tokyo 2020!
Making the excitement and memories of the Games a legacy

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) is working to preserve the excitement and memories of the Tokyo 2020 Games in the city and pass them on to future generations.

We are pleased to announce that, with the approval of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), we will place new route markers that cyclists can recognize as a legacy on the roads in Tokyo that were used for the cycling road race in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.



(1) Planned placement locations

A total of 24 locations on metropolitan roads used for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 cycling road race course (37.7 km in Tokyo) at approximately 1 km intervals from the start point (on the side of the road running from Tokyo Prefecture to Kanagawa Prefecture).

Please refer to Attachment 1(PDF:895KB) for the planned placement guide map (draft), and Attachment 2(PDF:173KB) for distance markers and planned placement locations on metropolitan roads.

(2) Scheduled placement period

From mid-November to early December 2023

(3) Illustration of Design and Installation of Route Makers

Illustration of design to be placed at 1 km to 37 km (except 10 km) locations

Illustration of design to be placed at 10 km (official start point)

[Reference] Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Cycling (Road) Overview

Held on July 24, 25 and 28 in 2021, 201 athletes from 67 countries and regions participated in four events. The men's and women's road races, which were held for two days from July 24 to 25, started at Musashinonomori Park in Tokyo and pass through Tokyo and the three prefectures of Kanagawa, Yamanashi, and Shizuoka, and finishing at Fuji International Speedway. The total distance of the course was about 244 km for men and 147 km for women, both including a 10-km starting parade section. The distance traveled in Tokyo was 37.7 km from Musashinonomori Park to Machida City.


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Sports Legacy Utilization Section, Comprehensive Sports Promotion Division, Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports