Tokyo Olympics: fears athletes could face hottest Games on record

Posted by on July 20, 2021 3:12 am
Categories: Global Stories

Beach volleyball players have already found sand too hot for their feet during practice

As if the coronavirus was not enough to contend with, Olympic athletes who have arrived ahead of the start of the Tokyo Games on Friday now find themselves at the sharp end of a Japanese summer.

The heat and humidity that descends on the Japanese capital after the rainy season has been a concern since it won the bid to host the Games in 2013.

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