Tokyo 2020 holds second meeting of Candidate Selection Committee

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The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today held the second meeting of its Candidate Selection Committee (Chairperson: Tokyo 2020 Honorary President MITARAI Fujio) to discuss the next Tokyo 2020 President, the establishment of which was approved at the gathering of Council and Executive Board members on 12 February.

At the first meeting yesterday, the committee agreed upon five criteria governing the qualities required of the new president. At today's session, attended by all committee members, specific candidates were discussed with reference to the five criteria.

The third meeting of the Candidate Selection Committee will take place tomorrow, 18 February.