— Published 18 August 2021

Thomas Bach at the Paralympic Games

Thomas Bach

Thomas Bach is not finished with the Tokyo Games. According to the Kyodo News agency, citing anonymous sources, the IOC President will make another trip to the Japanese capital for the Paralympic Games. His arrival is scheduled for August 23rd, the day before the event begins. Thomas Bach is expected to attend the opening ceremony on Tuesday, August 24th, at the Olympic Stadium. The rest of his programme has not been revealed. Unlike his stay during the Olympic Games, the German leader will not be subject to a three-day isolation period on arrival in Japan.