Tokyo Olympic torch begins long journey across Japan

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Tokyo Olympic torch begins long journey across Japan” – below is their description.

    The torch relay for the delayed Tokyo Olympics has started.

    The event kicked off in Fukushima, the area hit by the 2011 earthquake. It marked the start of a four-month countdown to the summer Games in Tokyo.

    The ceremony was closed to the public due to Covid-19 restrictions.

    The first runner with the torch was Azusa Iwashimizu, a player from the Japan team that won the Women’s World Cup in 2011.

    Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/03/25/tokyo-olympics-torch-relay-begins-fukushima-muted-ceremony-no/

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