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IOC relaxes mask rules for medalists at Tokyo Olympics – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-07-25 08:14:00 –

IOC relaxes mask rules for Tokyo Olympic medalists


Video above: Olympic surfing details Olympic medalists can now easily remove their masks on the podium after the International Olympic Committee has relaxed their health rules. Recognizing that athletes want to express their emotions with a smile, the IOC allows maskless for 30 seconds. The IOC states that this acknowledges “a unique moment in the sports career.” The health protocol agreed prior to the Tokyo Olympics to control COVID-19 infection required all medalists to wear masks throughout the ceremony. The new maskless moment requires athletes to stay on their podium steps. For top step group photos, you need to turn the mask back on.

Video above: Details of Olympic surfing

Olympic medalists can now easily remove their masks on the podium after the International Olympic Committee has relaxed their health rules.

Recognizing that athletes want to express their emotions with a smile, the IOC now allows 30 seconds of maskless photography time.

The IOC states that this acknowledges “a unique moment in their sports career.”

The Health Protocol, which agreed to control COVID-19 infection prior to the Tokyo Olympics, required all medalists to wear masks throughout the ceremony.

The new maskless moment requires athletes to stay on their podium steps. For top step group photos, you need to turn the mask back on.

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