The 2020 Tokyo Olympics sailing venue is at the Port of Shonan in Kanagawa Prefecture. Photo: Tokyo 2020 website

2020 Tokyo Olympics sailing venue would be an evacuation nightmare if a tsunami struck, says Japanese disaster expert

  • Nobuaki Shimizu, a professor at Aichi Prefectural University, told local media emergency routes away from the coast were inadequate
  • He estimated it would take thousands of spectators ‘at least one hour’ to reach the designated evacuation point for the area
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The 2020 Tokyo Olympics sailing venue is at the Port of Shonan in Kanagawa Prefecture. Photo: Tokyo 2020 website
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