July 24, 2019
Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation
The Tokyo Metropolitan Task Force will start recruiting Olympic Torch Bearers to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay through the Tokyo Metropolitan Area from Monday, July 1 which will be held prior to the opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. We look forward to receiving a lot of applications.
*For more details, please visit the link below to see the application requirements.
https://www.tokyo-runner.jp/en/outline.html( External link )
Monday, July 1 - Saturday, August 31 2019
The Tokyo Metropolitan Task Force of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay
165 (Several torchbearers in each municipality)
Fill out and submit the application form on Tokyo Metropolitan Torchbearer Application Requirements special website. Alternatively, fill in the prescribed application form provided by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government etc., and post it to the address below.
Applications sent by mail must be postmarked on or before Saturday August 31
Address: 〒163-8691 Japan Post Shinjuku, PO Box No. 39, Tokyo Metropolitan Olympic Torchbearer Selection Office
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office
Tokyo Metropolitan Olympic Torchbearer Selection Office
(Reception hours: 9:00 - 18:30: Except Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays)
*Excluding Saturday, August 31
We will select candidates for each municipality you wish to run in provided in the application.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Task Force will notify you of the results of the selection from December 2019. (Applicants who submit their application through the website will be contacted by e-mail. Those who mail in their application will be notified by mail.) After that, the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee will send a formal notice to the selected applicants, only those who are selected will be notified. (Applicants not selected will not be notified.) You will be informed you of the details of the announcement as soon as the decision has been made.
Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)
|Planning and Coordination Section, General Affairs Division, Bureau of Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 Preparation