Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) Arab and International Relations representative Maryam Mardana attended the Chefs de Mission seminar in Tokyo as a build up to the 2020 Olympics that will take place in the Japanese capital from July 24 to August 9.
This three-day seminar was hosted by the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as over 400 representatives from National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world including the Chef de Missions of participating countries to next year’s Olympic games gathered in Tokyo for the seminar.
Held at Hotel New Otani in Chiyoda, the seminar included presentations and updates on Sports, and Venues, Olympic Villages, Accommodation, Food and Beverages, Logistics, Arrivals and Departures, Transport, Accreditation, Sports Entries, NOC Services, Ticketing, Brand Protection, Ceremonies, Japanese Culture and Laws, Medical Services, Anti-Doping and Press Services.
One-to-one meetings were held to discuss and address individual needs participating countries may have. Chef de Missions from the Oceania regions 17 countries were also present in Tokyo for the seminar with venue tours a key element of the program.
Tours were planned for the Olympic Stadium, Aquatics Centre, Olympic Village as well as the Heritage Zone and Tokyo Bay Zone.