Florida’s chief financial officer has informed the International Olympic Committee that the US state is ready to host the Summer Olympics, amid speculation about Tokyo’s retreat from hosting due to Corona.
Jimmy Patronis sent a message to the German, Thomas Bach, President of the International Committee: “To urge you to consider moving the 2021 Olympic Games from Tokyo, Japan to the United States of America, and specifically to Florida.”
And he continued, “In light of media reports about Japanese officials’ concern (unannounced) that the Games could not be held due to the pandemic, there is still time to deploy a team (from the International Olympic Games) to select sites in Florida.”
Patronis’s message posted on the Internet touched on the state’s supposed power to spread vaccination, reopen the economic reopening and sporting events it hosted during the pandemic similar to the last season’s sequel to the NBA, as well as the fact that its theme parks, including Disney World, are open to business. Commercial.
But Florida has suffered greatly from the pandemic, with more than 25,000 deaths out of a total of 420,000 in the country.
“Whatever precautions are required, let us define and fulfill them,” said Patronis.
And the organizers of the Olympic Games, which were postponed from last summer to next July due to Corona, insisted on their commitment to hold it at the new date.
“I am determined to establish safe and immune games as proof that humanity will overcome the virus,” Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said last week.