The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters
The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters

Explainer |
Tokyo Olympics: what are athletes from 205 nations shipping to the Games?

  • Hundreds of containers packed weeks, or even months ago, are arriving at the ports of Tokyo and Yokohama – they must all be delivered on time to the right place
  • Many containers are filled with everyday items such as bedding and equipment. Other teams, like New Zealand, have shipped over ice vests and slushie machines

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The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters
The Olympics will be a vast logistics exercise and a fleet of Toyota minivans will be used to deliver more than 11,000 athletes to 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. Photo: Reuters
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