Soul [South Korea], 6 April (ANI): North Korea will not participate in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics due to concerns over Kovid-19.
According to a report published in DPRK Sports, a state media outlet focusing on sports matters, North Korean officials announced that the country participated in the Tokyo Olympics to rescue players from the world public health crisis caused by Kovid-19. Will not take “The decision to opt out of the Tokyo Olympics was made by the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) Olympic Committee, which held a video conference meeting with committee members and sports officials in Pyongyang on March 25, CNN reported DPRK Sports Was cited.
This is the first time that North Korea will miss the Olympics as it boycotted the 1988 Olympics in Los Angeles and Seoul in 1984.
The Tokyo Olympics are expected to be held from 23 July to 8 August this year. After that, the Paralympics will run from 24 August to 5 September.
North Korea severed ties with the outside world in 2020 to prevent the spread of coronovirus. (ANI)