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
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.