As I’ve said before, we don’t have to force to host the Games is the athletes’ health is in danger. It is important for everyone to train and prepare in fair conditions.
He then added this area is also unknown for them, meaning they are aware that there are countries where training is not available right now.
Coe opened about the situation after multiple athletes and federations spoke up for postponing the biggest sports event. These federations include the USA Athletics Federation, Swimming Federation of France and Brazilian Olympic Committee.
The IOC still plans to hold the Olympics as planned, but the final decision will be announced in 4 weeks’ time.