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Tokyo 2020: Olympic marathon and race walks moved to Sapporo over heat fears

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The marathon and race walking in the Tokyo Olympics of summer have been transferred to Sapporo – 800km to the north because of its conditions.
This summer, measures to combat the heat in the capital, such as water sprays and shade, have been trialled at test occasions.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach stated athlete welfare wasin the center of modifications.
Sapporo can be up to six degrees cooler than Tokyo in peak summertime.
International Association of Athletics Federations president Lord Coe said:Giving athletes the very ideal platform to their performances inside the environment they are in is fundamental to all significant events, and we will work together with the organisers to create the very best marathon and race walk courses for next years Olympic Games.
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