IOC Statement on the Greek leg of the Olympic Torch Relay

13 Mar 2020
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We fully understand the decision taken by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) in association with the Greek Ministry of Health to cancel the Greek leg of the Olympic Torch Relay. The handover of the Olympic Flame will happen as scheduled on 19 March 2020. The International Olympic Committee confirms its full commitment to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. For more information on the situation with the Greek leg of the Olympic Torch Relay, please see the press release of the HOC.

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