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2020/3/31Comment on the policy in regard of holding the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai

It has been decided yesterday that the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 to be held on July 23, 2021.

On the assumption that the COVID-19 virus outbreak to be concluded, the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai Organising Committee would like to hold the 10th World Masters Games 2021 Kansai from May 14, 2021, as originally planned.

We must fully consider the impact of holding two Games in the same year, although it does not coincide with the timing of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the Sport venues, therefore we will proceed to begin concrete discussions with International Masters Games Association (IMGA), Sports Federations, Local Governments, Sponsors, Co-Organisers and Volunteer Organisations, etc.

To ensure the success of the Games, we will take enough time to prepare the Games for all participants to be able to compete with peace in mind, which leads to full excitement of the Games. Moreover we are eager to meet many expectations of the Sports lovers.
We sincerely appreciate your kind understandings.

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