Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics this summer are in for a restrained experience with pandemic precautions similar to before the emergence of vaccines.
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Sebastian Coe, the head of the world governing body of track and field, said a half-marathon test event run in Japan’s northern city of Sapporo on Wednesday made him confident that the Olympic marathon can be held successfully in the city when the Tokyo Games open in just under three months. Coe said strict protocols measures against COVID-19 were followed. Coe said "today Sapporo demonstrated the highest level of capability to organize successful” marathon and race walk events.