Olympics 2020 Torch Relay, Dates And Route Info

Olympics 2020 Torch Relay Live

The Olympics Torch Relay ceremony will be held on 12 March, 2020 Thursday in Olympia, Greece without spectators because of coronavirus concerns.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay isn’t only for sprinters, however for everybody. Endowed with trust, the Olympic fire starts its excursion in Fukushima, lighting its way over Japan’s 47 prefectures. Check out the complete info about Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay, Dates and route info and where to watch Olympics Live Stream & Olympics 2020 TV Listings.

As the hallowed fire and individuals’ hearts meet up, the celestial fire will consume much more brilliant. “The Olympic Torch Relay for Everyone” energetically invites and associates all of us.

The Olympic Torch Relay starts with the fuel of the Olympic fire by the beams of the sun in Olympia, Greece, and is trailed by a transfer around Greece. The Olympic fire is then shipped to the host nation where a Torch Relay is directed until the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics Tokyo 2020.

The Olympic fire is an internationally perceived image of the Olympics, and the strutting of the fire speaks to the Olympic standards of harmony, solidarity and kinship. Through the Torch Relay the Olympic qualities are scattered over the whole host nation, and the transfer serves to bring enthusiasm up in and desires for the Games.

As a matter of fact, there was no Olympic fire at the cutting edge Olympics until the Amsterdam 1928 Games, when a cauldron was raised outside the fundamental arena. A proposition was made to proceed with this training, which has proceeded until the present day.

The lighting of the Olympic fire is held a while before the start of the Olympics at the holy site of antiquated Olympia, close to the sanctuary of Hera. Many individuals at that point go ahead to lead a short separation until it arrives at the primary site of the Games upon the arrival of the Opening Ceremony.

The last sprinters lead into the arena and the Olympic cauldron is then lit. The cauldron stays land until the finish of the Games.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Concept

Expectation Lights Our Way

The idea for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay across Japan will be “Expectation Lights Our Way”, joining the Japanese individuals around messages of supporting, tolerating and empowering each other.

The Olympic fire is frequently connected with a message of harmony and expectation, as it is hauled around the host country, and all things considered has gotten one of the most remarkable images of the Olympic Movement.

In 2020, the Olympic fire won’t just symbolize the dawn of another period spreading the expectation that will light our direction, however will likewise serve to spread the delight and energy of the Japanese around the Olympic development as the Games approach.

Upon its appearance in Japan, the Olympic fire will at first be put in plain view at different areas in the Tohoku district, to help underscore this message of expectation in the territories influenced by the 2011 seismic tremor and tidal wave.

Calendar of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

The Relay will head out to every one of the 47 prefectures in Japan, displaying the fluctuated social and picturesque attractions of every district. A Route that Enables Many People All Over Japan to See the Olympics 2020 Torch Relay .

The Torch Relay crosses 859 neighborhood regions

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay, which will be held over every one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, will begin its excursion on 26 March 2020 from the J-Village National Training Center in Fukushima Prefecture, making a trip to 859 neighborhood regions across Japan. The Olympic fire will fill in as an image of the Olympic Games and will navigate the length and broadness of Japan for a time of 121 days.

The light hand-off will cover some 98% of the number of inhabitants in Japan

Alongside the transfers being held in the different neighborhood districts, some 98% of the number of inhabitants in Japan will have the option to take a brief trip and see them by vehicle or train inside 60 minutes. The course has been intended to guarantee huge quantities of individuals across Japan to line the course, cheer on the torchbearers and make a bubbly like climate.

A light transfer intended to exhibit Japan’s beguiling goals

The light transfer will be held in regions that pass by World Heritage Sites, renowned spots, noteworthy remains, puts that are the nearby’s top picks – all areas that loan themselves to remarkable residential and global limited time open doors as the appeal of every goal is exhibited during the 121-day burn hand-off excursion.

Olympic 2020 Torch Relay escort vehicles

The Olympic Torch Relay escort vehicles will tell the onlookers along the course that the light hand-off has shown up and assemble the fervor to respect the torchbearers and the light. At the equivalent, the escort vehicles likewise bolster the light transfer by guaranteeing a sheltered and smooth activity.

The escort vehicles are given by Toyota Motor Corporation, a Presenting Partner and the versatility accomplice of the Tokyo 2020 Games. The armada incorporates different kinds of models, including half and half vehicles that are naturally well disposed.

Together with the torchbearers and the onlookers, the escort vehicles assume a significant job in making a celebratory domain during the light transfer.

Come celebrate together!

At the point when the light lands at the last goal of the day, a festival will happen to respect the appearance. The prefectural board together with the Presenting Partners will sort out a service that will include a privately propelled program.

There will be corners set up by Tokyo 2020, the prefectural panel and the Presenting Partners. The last torchbearer of the day will enter the scene with the light before lighting the cauldron. After festivals, the fire will be moved by vehicle to the following nearby district where the hand-off will proceed.

There will be no light handover at the prefectural outskirt as this was finished during the Tokyo 1964 Games.

Olympics 2020 Route in Greece

The conventional lighting function will be held at Olympia, Greece before the light is given over to the main torchbearer. The handover service will be held at Panathenaic Stadium in Athens.

As the harm from the 2011 Tōhoku quake and wave for the most part influenced three prefectures, Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima, an extraordinary light presentation known as “Fire of Recovery” will be held in these three prefectures. The fire will initially land at Matsushima Air Field before being shown at the areas below.

20 March: Ishinomaki Minamihama Tsunami Recovery Memorial Park, Ishinomaki

21 March: Sendai Station, Sendai

22 March: Sanriku Railway and the SL Ginga Steam Locomotive Express (between Miyako, Kamaishi and Hanamaki Stations)

23 March: Kyassen Ofunato, Ōfunato, Iwate

24 March: Fukushima Station, Fukushima

25 March: Aquamarine Fukushima, Iwaki

Olympics 2020 Route in Japan

Prefecture          Route


26 March (day 1): Naraha to Minamisoma

27 March (day 2): Sōma to Aizuwakamatsu

28 March (day 3): Minamiaizu to Koriyama


29 March (day 4): Ashikaga to Nasukarasuyama

30 March (day 5): Nasu to Utsunomiya


31 March (day 6): Tatebayashi to Maebashi

1 April (day 7): Shibukawa to Takasaki


2 April (day 8): Karuizawa to Nagano

3 April (day 9): Iida to Matsumoto


4 April (day 10): Nakatsugawa to Takayama

5 April (day 11): Gero to Gifu


6 April (day 12): Seto to Nagoya

7 April (day 13): Toyohashi to Toyota


8 April (day 14): Yokkaichi to Ise

9 April (day 15): Iga to Kumano


10 April (day 16): Shingū to Wakayama

11 April (day 17): Wakayama to Hashimoto


12 April (day 18): Gojō to Kashihar

13 April (day 19): Kashiba to Nara


14 April (day 20): Sakai to Suita

15 April (day 21): Izumiōtsu to Osaka


16 April (day 22): Miyoshi to Naruto

17 April (day 23): Kaiyō to Tokushima


18 April (day 24): Utazu to Kan’onji

19 April (day 25): Sakaide to Takamatsu


20 April (day 26): Kōchi to Sukumo

21 April (day 27): Nankoku to Kōchi


22 April (day 28): Shikokuchūō to Matsuyama

23 April (day 29): Tobe to Yawatahama


24 April (day 30): Beppu to Hita

25 April (day 31): Kusu to Ōita


26 April (day 32): Takachiho to Miyazak

27 April (day 33): Miyazaki to Ebino


28 April (day 34): Shibushi to Kagoshima

29 April (day 35): Izumi to Ibusuki


2 May (day 36): Naha to Nago

3 May (day 37): Tomigusuku to Itoman


6 May (day 38): Hitoyoshi to Yatsushiro

7 May (day 39): Mashiki to Kumamoto


8 May (day 40): Minamishimabara to Nagasaki

9 May (day 41): Nagayo to Sasebo


8 May (day 42): Tara to Karatsu

9 May (day 43): Kiyama to Saga


10 May (day 44): Ōmuta to Fukuoka

11 May (day 45): Chikujō to Kitakyushu


14 May (day 46): Iwakuni to Yamaguchi

15 May (day 47): Ube to Hagi


16 May (day 48): Tsuwano to Ōnan

17 May (day 49): Ōda to Matsue


18 May (day 50): Miyoshi to Hiroshima

19 May (day 51): Hatsukaichi to Matsue


20 May (day 52): Ibara to Okayama

21 May (day 53): Tamano to Tsuyama


22 May (day 54): Sakaiminato to Kurayoshi

23 May (day 55): Kotoura to Tsuyama


24 May (day 56): Toyooka to Himeji

25 May (day 57): Kobe to Tamba-Sasayama


26 May (day 58): Kyōtango to Kameoka

27 May (day 59): Uji to Kyoto


28 May (day 60): Takashima to Ōtsu

29 May (day 61): Kōka to Nagahama


30 May (day 62): Takashima to Sabae

31 May (day 63): Echizen to Nagahama


1 June (day 64): Kaga to Kanazawa

2 June (day 65): Wajima to Nanao


3 June (day 66): Oyabe to Takaoka

4 June (day 67): Asahi to Toyama


5 June (day 68): Itoigawa to Minamiuonuma

6 June (day 69): Nagaoka to Murakami


7 June (day 70): Nishikawa to Yamagata

8 June (day 71): Tendō to Sakata


9 June (day 72): Yuzawa to Yamagata

10 June (day 73): Katagami to Kazuno


11 June (day 74): Hirosaki to Aomori

12 June (day 75): Mutsu to Hachinohe


14 June (day 76): Hakodate to Shiraoi

15 June (day 77): Tomakomai to Sapporo


17 June (day 78): Shizukuishi to Kuji

18 June (day 79): Iwaizumi to Rikuzentakata

19 June (day 80): Ichinoseki to Morioka


20 June (day 81): Kesennuma to Onagawa

21 June (day 82): Higashimatsushima to Rifu

22 June (day 83): Yamamoto to Sendai


24 June (day 84): Kosai to Shizuoka

25 June (day 85): Makinohara to Numazu

26 June (day 86): Itō to Fujinomiya


27 June (day 87): Nanbu to Kōfu

28 June (day 88): Fuefuki to Fujiyoshid


29 June (day 89): Hakone to Fujisawa

30 June (day 90): Miura to Sagamihara

1 July (day 91): Kawasaki to Yokohama


2 July (day 92): Kisarazu to Sanmu

3 July (day 93): Chōshi to Chiba

4 July (day 94): Kawasaki to Yokohama


5 July (day 95): Kashima to Mito

6 July (day 96): Koga to Tsukuba


7 July (day 97): Koga to Tokorozawa

8 July (day 98): Sōka to Kumagaya

9 July (day 99): Kawagoe to Saitama

10 July (day 100) – 1. Setagaya, 2. Komae, 3. Inagi, 4. Machida

11 July (day 101) – 5. Tama, 6. Hino, 7. Akishima, 8. Hachiōji

12 July (day 102) – 9. Hinohara, 10. Okutama, 11. Hinode, 12. Ōme, 12. Mizuho

13 July (day 103) – 13. Hamura, 14. Akiruno, 15. Fussa, 16. Musashimurayama, 17. Tachikawa

14 July (day 104) – 18. Kunitachi, 19. Kokubunji, 20. Kodaira, 21. Higashiyamato , 22. Higashimurayama

15 July (day 105) – 23. Kiyose, 24. Higashikurume, 25. Nishitōkyō 26. Koganei, 27. Fuchū

16 July (day 103)28. Chōfu, 29. Miyake, 30. Kōzushima, 31. Niijima (Nii-jima and Shikine-jima), 32. To-shima, 33. Ōshima

17 July (day 104)34. Mikurajima, 35. Hachijō, 36. Aogashima, 37. Ogasawara (Chichijima and Hahajima), 38. Mitaka, 39. Musashino

18 July (day 105) – 40. Suginami, 41. Nakano, 42. Nerima

19 July (day 106) – 43. Toshima, 44. Itabashi, 45. Kita, 46. Adachi

20 July(day 107) – 49. Katsushika, 50. Edogawa, 51. Sumida, 52. Arakawa

21 July (day 108) – 55. Taitō, 56. Bunkyō, 57. Chiyoda, 57. Chūō

22 July (day 109) – 43. Kōtō, 44. Ōta, 45. Shinagawa

23 July (day 110) – 49. Meguro, 50. Shibuya, 51. Minato

24 July (day 111) – 55. Suginami, 56. New National Stadium (Shinjuku)

Olympics 2020 End of Torch Relay

At the 2020 Summer Olympics opening service, the transfer will end with the lighting of the cauldron. In December 2018 it was declared that the cauldrons would be put in the Olympic Stadium and on the waterfront close to the Yume-no-Ohashi connect.

After the opening service the fire would be moved to the waterfront, with the arena cauldron quenched until the end function; with coordinators expressing that it was hard to keep the cauldron in the arena.