FAQ

QWill the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games be staged in Fukushima?
AThe Olympic torch relay will start from J-VILLAGE, which was Japan soccer's first national training center and was used as a base for responding to the nuclear accident, first while baseball and softball games will be staged in Fukushima City.

The Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be staged as the "Reconstruction Olympics" in 2021.

The intent behind the "Reconstruction Olympics" is to express gratitude for the support that was received from all over the world at the time of the Great East Japan Earthquake, convey the revitalization of the disaster-affected areas, and deepen understanding and empathy for the affected areas and the revitalization effort among people in Japan and overseas.

In Fukushima Prefecture, the Olympic torch relay will start from J-VILLAGE, while baseball and softball games will be staged in Fukushima City.