Tokyo 2020 organisers to discuss expert's report suggesting no spectators


FILE PHOTO: People walk outside the security fence of Olympic Stadium (National Stadium) built for Tokyo Olympic Games, that have been postponed to 2021 due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan June 11, 2021. REUTERS/Pawel Kopczynski

TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee have received a report from the government's coronavirus adviser Shigeru Omi on how to host the Games during a pandemic, Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto said on Friday.

The report will be discussed during a coronavirus roundtable meeting held during the day, she added.

Local media have reported that Omi's report will include a suggestion that holding the Games without spectators would be least risky, while the government is keen to have spectators.

(Reporting by Sakura Murakami; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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