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Bach "fully committed" to Tokyo 2020

After the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Flame in Ancient Olympia, IOC President Thomas Bach proclaimed it a "strong signal" of his and Japan's commitment to making Tokyo 2020 "a great success". Bach also admitted qualification for the Olympic Games was "a challenge" but says the IOC is working closely with International Federations, NOCs and athletes to adapt the system "wherever necessary".

Bach "fully committed" to Tokyo 2020

After the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic Flame in Ancient Olympia, IOC President Thomas Bach proclaimed it a "strong signal" of his and Japan's commitment to making Tokyo 2020 "a great success". Bach also admitted qualification for the Olympic Games was "a challenge" but says the IOC is working closely with International Federations, NOCs and athletes to adapt the system "wherever necessary".

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