IOC President Thomas Bach meets with Ai Ueda on visit to the Village in Tokyo

By Courtney Akrigg | 18 Nov, 2020

IOC President Thomas Bach met with Japanese Olympians including Ai Ueda, Athlete Representative on the World Triathlon Executive Board and Member of the Athletes’ Committee, during his first visit of the Stadium and Village in Tokyo.

After paying his first visit to the Olympic Stadium and the Athletes’ Village, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach had one simple message for the athletes: You will love Tokyo 2020.

Ai Ueda

Bach, on his third day in Japan, said he was pleased to see ample space provided at the village for social distancing, where he met and sought feedback from Japanese Olympians UEDA Ai (triathlon) and CHIDA Kenta (fencing) and Para-shuttler SATOMI Sarina.

Ueda_Bach Tokyo tour

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