Tokyo Olympics Village – Inside View of Olympics Village: The Olympic games starts on 23rd July and organizers has opened the athletes’ village for the Tokyo Olympics officially on Tuesday. Czech Republic became the first team to check in the Games-Village. Indian athletes have startred leaving for Tokyo. Indian sailors were the first to leave on Monday and now a big India delegation will leave for Tokyo on 17th July. Check all Inside View of Olympics Village & follow InsideSport.co for Tokyo Olympics Latest Updates
Olympics Village – No Official Ceremony to open the village: Unlike in the past, organizers opted not to hold a ceremony or a special event to welcome athletes and delegation officials to the 44-hectare village in Tokyo’s Harumi waterfront district.
Media also were also not provided an opportunity to cover the opening, with organizers citing the need to take precautions against the spread of the virus.
Tokyo Olympics Village: Games village officially open, Czech team first to come-in, check Inside view of Olympics Village
Inside View of Olympics Village: A large number of police cars were parked outside the village as buses entered the fenced-off complex. National flags could be seen hanging from balconies of some of the 21 residential buildings the complex houses.
Tokyo Olympics Village – Inside View of Olympics Village: GUIDELINES for ATHLETES:
- Olympic athletes need to limit their stays in the village to a minimum by checking in five days before they compete, in principle. They are then required to leave the site within two days after their events finish.
- Daily coronavirus testing and the wearing of masks are among the strict precautions being enforced on some 18,000 athletes and officials when they stay at the village.
Olympics Village: Games village officially open, Czech team first to come-in, check Inside view of Olympics Village
Olympics Village – Inside View of Olympics Village:
- National flags and banners are displayed on balconies at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics athletes’ village on July 13, 2021, as it officially opened the same day.
- Village Facilities: The village, also housing dining halls, a fitness center and a doping control center, will serve as the base for athletes until three days after the closing ceremony on Aug. 8.
- Fever Clinic: Facing the challenges of operating in a COVID-19 environment, it also has a fever clinic.
- The village clinic operates 24 hours a day to enable polymerase chain reaction tests to be conducted on suspected patients and to isolate those confirmed as infected with the virus.
- Olympic Village Rules for Athletes: Athletes are permitted to only travel to places they have outlined in activity plans in advance and are prohibited from walking freely outside the site or to visit tourist spots, as well as restaurants and bars.
- Food & Dining in the Village: They are advised to keep physical distancing, including when eating at the main dining hall, which will provide up to 45,000 meals a day ranging from Japanese, Western and Asian to halal, vegetarian and gluten-free cuisine, and at the casual dining hall focusing on popular and traditional Japanese dishes.
Olympics Village: Games village officially open, Czech team first to come-in, check Inside view of Olympics Village: The opening of the village came a day after a fresh state of emergency took effect in Tokyo.
A response to another wave of infections driven by the virus’ more contagious Delta variant, the emergency is aimed at curbing the movement of people and entails restrictions such as barring restaurants from serving alcohol. It is scheduled to run through Aug. 22.
Olympic delegations started to arrive in Japan at the beginning of July for pre-games camps, with over 2,200 expected to enter the country in the week through July 18.
The main press center also officially opened Tuesday at the Tokyo Big Sight international convention center, located close to many competition venues in the capital’s bay area.
Inside View of Olympics Village: The organizers said they expect up to 2,500 media members to use the 24-hour facility each day. The facility with some 750 shared seats for the press also houses the international broadcast center.
All Pictures Courtesty – Japan’s KYODO News Agency
Inside View of Olympics Village – Room where athletes will stay
Inside View of Olympics Village: Fever Clinic
Inside View of Olympics Village: