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On Tuesday 24 March 2020, the International Olympic Committee and The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games announced the postponement of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020.
A new schedule for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Torch Relay will be decided in accordance with the decision made on the specific dates of the postponed Tokyo 2020 Games.
The following information was compiled and released before the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Games was announced on 24 March 2020.
Municipalities hosting Regional Flame Celebrations
Hanno City, Hanyu City, Ina Town, Moroyama Town, Ogose Town, Ogawa Town, Yoshimi Town, Hatoyama Town, Tokigawa Town, Yokose Town, Ogano Town, Higashi Chichibu village, Misato Town, Kamikawa Town, Kamisato Town, Yorii Town, Matsubushi Town
A city coming together under a single prefectural flame
- Saitama City
Torch Relay Route
- Satte City > Hasuda City > Shiraoka City > Kawajima Town > Iruma City > Asaka City
- Asaka City
* The relay route, the municipalities where the Torch Relay will travel through and their order, the location of the Flame Celebration and any other information provided above are subject to change.
Places of interest in Saitama
Flames from local flame-lighting celebrations that will take place at 17 locations in the prefecture will come together in Saitama City to form the flame for Saitama Prefecture.
The Torch Relay in Saitama will start in Satte City, travelling through Hasuda City, Shiraoka City, Kawashima Town and Iruma City, before arriving in Asaka City, the venue for Paralympic shooting. Following that the flame will depart for Tokyo.
(c) Saitama Prefecture