IOC Prez Bach : Tokyo Summer Olympics held successfully despite all difficulties

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Tokyo, Aug 8 : President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said at a press conference on Sunday that the Summer Olympics in Tokyo was held successfully despite all the difficulties and challenges.

He stressed that the games had not resulted in a spike of new COVID-19 cases in Japan. Bach said that 0.02 percent of the games’ participants had tested positive for the coronavirus, which from his point of view is a very low figure.

The IOC president added that the athletes from 93 countries had won Olympic medals this year, more than at any of the previous Olympic Games.

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