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Japan: Tokyo 2020 reps. promote the upcoming Olympics' green goals05:28

Japan: Tokyo 2020 reps. promote the upcoming Olympics' green goals

Japan, Tokyo
June 11, 2019 at 12:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori and Spokesperson Masa Takaya gave a press conference in the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Tuesday ahead of the Olympic Games in Japan next year.

Talking to the press, the President said all 47 Japanese prefectures decided to take part in the opening ceremony and he expects the Olympics to "represent symbiosis in our society."

Takaya added that the Tokyo Olympics will have its own green credentials and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

"We are proceeding with a project to make a victory podiums from recycled plastic," he said, detailing the plans.

Takaya also said that nearly 7.5 miliion people had entered the lottery for tickets since it opened last month.

Japan: Tokyo 2020 reps. promote the upcoming Olympics' green goals05:28
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Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori and Spokesperson Masa Takaya gave a press conference in the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Tuesday ahead of the Olympic Games in Japan next year.

Talking to the press, the President said all 47 Japanese prefectures decided to take part in the opening ceremony and he expects the Olympics to "represent symbiosis in our society."

Takaya added that the Tokyo Olympics will have its own green credentials and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

"We are proceeding with a project to make a victory podiums from recycled plastic," he said, detailing the plans.

Takaya also said that nearly 7.5 miliion people had entered the lottery for tickets since it opened last month.

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