he British Olympic Association (BOA) today announced the sport Team Leaders for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The group met in London this week to participate in Tokyo 2020 Games planning workshops to further refine and implement the detailed operational plans for Team GB’s participation at the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Latest information was shared on areas including accreditation, Preparation Camp, Olympic Village, security and media services that will be provided in the Games environment.
Along with Team Leader meetings and recces the Games planning workshops forms part of the Team Leader syllabus being delivered by the BOA before Tokyo 2020. Last year the group travelled to Tokyo with key members of the Team GB leadership team. While in Tokyo they met representatives from the Tokyo Organising Committee to receive a full update on Games planning and readiness. The group also visited the sites of the sport venues and Olympic and Team GB Preparation Camp sites.
A small delegation, led by Deputy Chef de Mission Mike Hay, are scheduled to travel to Tokyo in April before a secondary Games Planning meeting takes place in May this year.
So far Team GB has secured 22 quota places for Tokyo 2020 across three sports – equestrian, sailing and shooting.