Start times for cross-country events of equestrian contesting will be pushed forward due to heat fears, Olympic 2020 and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) publicized today. Olympic admirers from all over the world are invited to book Olympic 2020 tickets from our online platforms for Olympic Tickets. Olympics Modern Pentathlon admirers can book Olympic Modern Pentathlon Tickets from our ticketing marketplace exclusively on discounted prices.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori “Debates have been taking place over the times of contests for cross-country event. We have come to a collective thoughtful with the IOC and International Federations to bring forward contests times. We will alteration the starting time for the cross-country event. This will these days begin at between 7.30 or 8.00 am.”
The men’s and women’s cross-country events are because of taking place at the Odaiba Marine Park on 27 and 28 July, correspondingly. Both contests are presently planned to start at 7.30 am, so the planned alteration will push to 6.30 am. The mixed team relay is set to be brought forward from 7.30 am to 8.30 am at the same location on 1 August.
The Olympic 2020 test event in August organizers looked to decrease the length of the run from 5 kilometers to 10 kilometers due to extreme heat. The swimming and cycling units of the time were unaffected. Cross-country eventing is presently arranged to take place from 8.30 am to 11.55 am on 2 August at the Sea Forest Cross-Country Course. The future change could look to start one hour before.
Revised start times for Cross-Country sports will be questioned to the authorization of the IOC Executive Board. They will be the newest alterations to start times, with managers having previously determined longer-distance sports events over 5,000 meters to be arranged in the evening, not the morning.