Inside the Olympic Village, Paralympians must be tested daily and cannot speak in confined spaces such as elevators. Even when eating meals, everyone has to stay two meters away from
each other. Athletes can only be in the village for four days before their events and for two days after their events.
Tokyo, the host city of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, is also Japan’s capital. Tokyo is the hub for Japan’s banking, transportation, and broadcasting industries. The city showcases some of the best attractions, food, and comforts that the world has to offer. About a third of Japan’s population lives in the greater Tokyo area.
* This is an adapted excerpt from A 20/20 Vision for Japan: Prayer for the Japanese. Used with permission. See the resource for the full text.