Zambian NOC President promises commitment to athletes after Tokyo 2020 delay
he President of the National Olympic Committee of Zambia, Alfred Foloko, said the organisation remains committed to athletes preparing for Tokyo 2020 after the Games were postponed to next year due to COVID-19.
Foloko made his statement with the Olympics in Japan's capital now due to open on July 23, 2021.
"Since athletes are among our best role models in our society and given the challenges we have at hand, let me take this opportunity to urge all athletes to continue preparing for these Olympic Games," he said.
"Without ceasing, until such a time so that once we are over these unprecedented times and the Olympic Flame calls you will be able to perform at your level best.