Japan has announced the opportunities for applications for the Tokyo Olympics torch rely and you too can become one of the 10,000 torchbearers. The selection process will be open to Japanese and overseas guests with the process starting in June of 2019. The phrase that is being used is, “Hope Lights Out Way” and the preference will be given to those who embody one of the following: those who provide essential, daily support for family, friends and colleagues, or who have overcome great adversity and those who welcome newcomers into their local community, and people who generate a sense of togetherness.
Applicants must be born before 1 April 2008 and consent of a guardian will be necessary for those under 17 at a specific date. Sponsors will be starting their selection process with Coca-Cola accepting applications in 17 June, and others following. Toyota, Nippon Life and NTT Communications will be accepting applications from 24 June. This article was sourced from the Olympic 2020 News site…..as well as other articles.