Beijing, August 20, according to Kyodo News Agency reported on the 19th, affected by the new crown epidemic, Japan’s Tokyo Olympic torch relay activities have been postponed to next year. With regard to the torch relay program, the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee of Japan initially decided to basically maintain the original schedule. According to the report, a number of people related to the Tokyo Olympics disclosed the above information. However, according to the future epidemic situation, the implementation method including the number of days may also be adjusted. < / P > < p > on March 19 local time, the torch handover ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was held at panasinaco stadium in Athens. The picture shows Naoko inoumoto, a representative of the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, lighting the fire. The torch relay of Tokyo Olympic Games was scheduled to start on March 26, 2020. Starting from the j-village football training center in Fukushima Prefecture, it took 121 days to tour 47 prefectures and counties in Japan, but it was cancelled due to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games. < / P > < p > due to the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the organizing committee has been committed to simplifying the hosting of the Games in order to reduce costs. However, Olympic related people said that even if the number of days is reduced, it will not have much effect on reducing funds, and the change plan still needs to be negotiated with local governments and sponsors, so it is abandoned. However, the organizing committee will discuss with the executive committees of prefectures and prefectures on simplifying matters such as reducing the size of the torch arrival celebrations held in various parts of Japan. The organizing committee said that in the torch relay to be restarted in 2021, priority should be given to the selected 10000 torchbearers and the routes including places of interest and historic sites should be respected.