The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games held the third meeting of its Mascot Selection Panel on Monday, 19 June.
At this meeting, the panel discussed the composition of judges for the design check during the initial phase of the selection process, and whether or not to conduct a live relay of the selection panel at work.
With regard to the composition of judges for the design check phase, discussions will continue on the genres and number of judges. A decision was reached to conduct a live relay in order to ensure the transparency of the selection process.
The next meeting of the Mascot Selection Panel is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 19 July.