Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announces the country will not send a delegation of ministers to represent the government at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announces the country will not send a delegation of ministers to represent the government at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Photo: Kyodo

Japan will not send government delegation to Beijing Winter Olympics

  • Athletes will still participate and three officials will attend, including Seiko Hashimoto, president of the organising committee of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics
  • Tokyo’s move is in line with a US-led diplomatic boycott of the Games over China’s human rights record

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announces the country will not send a delegation of ministers to represent the government at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno announces the country will not send a delegation of ministers to represent the government at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Photo: Kyodo
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