The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP
The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP

Tokyo Olympics: water at the triathlon swimming venue stinks of sewage despite clean-up efforts

  • The host city has taken drastic measures to try to clean up Tokyo Bay after a test event in 2019 was cancelled due to high E coli levels
  • ‘Tokyo has the highest effluent load in the world,’ one councillor said. ‘The Olympics has highlighted the long-standing issue of pollution’

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP
The Odaiba Marine Park, the venue for marathon swimming and triathlon. Photo: AFP
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