The details of the Ceremonies of the Olympic Flame

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Greek organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame lighting ceremony in ancient Olympia next month, announced all the details regarding the Ceremonies of the Olympic Flame.

The Olympic Flame, a symbol of global peace and sportsmanship, will be lit at the site of the ancient Greek Games on March 12 before a seven-day relay in Greece then a handover ceremony in Athens to Japan on March 19.

It will then go on a relay around Japan ending with the Games’ opening ceremony in Tokyo on July 24.

Hellenic Olympic Committee President Spyros Capralos told reporters a meeting had been held with a Greek health risk management company to be ready “in case anything happens”.

“On the issue we are all facing these days, the coronavirus … we are taking a number of measures. We will do whatever is humanly possible to have no problems whatsoever during the relay,” relay director Sakis Vassiliadis told reporters, without giving further details.