In Japan, Spectators will Be Admitted to the World Figure Skating Championships
OREANDA-NEWS. Fans of this sport will be able to attend the World Figure Skating Team Championships, which will be held in spring in Japan. The tournament will take place on April 15-18 in Osaka and tickets for the competition will go on sale on April 3.
Against the background of a preliminary ban by the Japanese authorities on attending the Summer Olympics, which will take place this summer, the news about spectators at figure skating in Osaka is very positive.
As the Asahi newspaper reports, spectators with fever and cold symptoms, as well as those who have been in contact with coronavirus patients, will not be allowed into the stands. Fans are allowed to be in the stands only in masks, and it is forbidden to throw gifts to skaters on the ice.
The World Team Championship will be the second major international tournament to be hosted by the International Skating Union this season. As Vesti.Ru has already reported, at the 2021 personal world championship in Stockholm, Sweden, figure skaters will perform in front of empty stands.
Meanwhile, at the World Figure Skating Championships, which will be held in Stockholm, Sweden from March 22 to 28, the first positive test for coronavirus infection was detected. ISU, referring to the confidentiality of personal information, did not reveal the name of the infected person. According to local media reports, one of the representatives of the national team of Belarus was diagnosed with the coronavirus. This athlete has been quarantined and will not be allowed to compete.