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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
Hamamatsu City, Iwata City, Kakegawa City, Fukuroi City, Kosai City, Omaezaki City, Kikugawa City, Mori Town, Shizuoka City, Shimada City, Yaizu City ,Fujieda City, Makinohara City, Yoshida Town, awanehoncho Town, Numazu City, Atami City, Mishima City, Fujinomiya City, Ito City, Fuji City, Gotemba City, Susono City, Izu City, Izunokuni City, Kannami Town, Shimizu Town, Nagaizumi Town, Oyama Town, Shimoda City, Higashiizu Town, Kawazu Town, Minamiizu Town, Matsuzaki Town, Nishiizu Town
A city coming together under a single prefectural flame
- Shizuoka City
Torch Relay Route
- Atami City > Shizuoka City > Omaezaki City > Kikugawa City > Hamamatsu City
- Hamamatsu City
* The relay route, the municipalities where the Torch Relay will travel through and their order, the location of the Flame Celebration and all other information provided above are subject to change.
Places of interest
The Shizuoka leg of the Torch Relay will travel through Atami City, Shizuoka City, Kikugawa City, Omaezaki City and Hamamatsu City. Some of the sites the torch will visit on its journey across Shizuoka include: Shizuoka City, with the scenic beauty of Mt. Fuji; Hamamatsu City, where pre-camps for the Brazilian Paralympic team will take place as the city becomes a Host Town of a Harmonious and Inclusive Society. The Torch Relay aims to raise excitement and create a festive-like atmosphere for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.