The Olympic flame has arrived in Japan — and shockingly, a TON of individuals turned as much as welcome the torch.
The flame was formally handed from Athens, Greece to a consultant of Japan on Thursday — who took the torch to a ready jet, which flew to the Matsushima Air Base in Miyagi, Japan.
When the airplane touched down on Friday, a bunch of vital individuals had been ready on the tarmac to greet it — together with Japanese Olympic gold medallists Saori Yoshida and Tadahiro Nomura. Tokyo 2020 president Yoshiro Mori was additionally readily available.
But, essentially the most stunning half … a big group of followers and reporters gathered on the airport to witness the second. The individuals had been smothering one another regardless of huge requires social distancing through the coronavirus pandemic.
So far, Japan has practically 1,000 confirmed instances of COVID-19 — however insists the 2020 Games will go on as deliberate.