COVID-19 countermeasures under spotlight at two Tokyo 2020 Olympic test events

COVID-19 countermeasures under spotlight at two Tokyo 2020 Olympic test events

Coronavirus countermeasures which will be implemented at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are being put to the test at international diving and volleyball events in the Japanese capital.

Tokyo 2020 officials are set to run the rule over the staging of the two tournaments, taking place at venues that will be used at the delayed Games.

The International Volleyball Games, known as the Tokyo Challenge 2021, is taking place today and tomorrow at the Ariake Arena, featuring matches between Japan and China.

A total of 225 divers from 46 countries are participating at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Diving World Cup from today until May 6 at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

It is also the first time Tokyo 2020 test events have welcomed athletes from overseas since the coronavirus pandemic struck last year. 

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