The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFPThe Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFP
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFP

‘Postpone Olympics’ – athletes’ mental health a concern as sporting world splits over Tokyo 2020 Games

  • Rowing coach Chris Perry wants the Games to be called off so that athletes can return to their families and support their citizens and medical workers
  • Anxiety for athletes who are left in limbo with qualifying tournaments postponed or cancelled and the Games itself in doubt

Topic |   Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFPThe Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFP
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic flame is displayed outside the Sendai railway station, Miyagi prefecture. Photo: AFP
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