April 20, 2021

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Tokyo Olympics organizers will pay 900,000 ticket refunds

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The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee will refund the ticket money to overseas people.

Reuters reported that Tokyo Olympics Chief Executive Toshiro Muto said at a press conference on Saturday (20th) that overseas people have purchased approximately 600,000 Olympic tickets and 300,000 Paralympic tickets have been ordered.

However, Toshiro Muto said that the Olympic Organizing Committee will not announce the total amount of refunds.

The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee, the Japanese government, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) attended the online meeting on Saturday (20th) and formally decided to abandon admission to overseas Spectators enter to watch the game.

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said after the meeting, “This is a very regrettable thing”, but she also stated that this is an “inevitable” decision because it is necessary to ensure the success of the Olympic Games and safeguard the health of athletes and the Japanese people. Will be their primary goal

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