The ban means time-keepers and record-keepers who were due to travel to Japan will not attend the event, although the Kyodo news agency said it could be rescheduled for a later date.
The water polo test event at the Tokyo Olympics has been canceled because sports officials could not enter Japan. Coronavirus Ban on Tuesday.
The incident is just the latest victim of a virus ban, which has forced the cancellation or suspension of the Olympic qualifiers and multiple tests.
According to local media, the two-day water polo event was scheduled to start on Saturday, but was canceled due to Japan’s strict travel rules, which bar almost all foreign nationals from entering the country.
The ban means time-keepers and record-keepers who were due to travel to Japan, although they will not be able to take part in the event. Kyodo The news agency said it could be rescheduled for a later date.
The organizers of the Tokyo Olympics declined to comment.
The epidemic began last weekend with a test program for wheelchair rugby events and virus-delayed games at Tokyo’s Yogyakarta National Stadium.
However, it is doubtful whether the remaining 17 tests will be scheduled.
Last week, the International Swimming Federation (FINA) said Consider going to the Olympic qualifiers From Japan.
These events include the Diving World Cup scheduled for this month and the artistic swimming qualification for the girl.
Japan’s Fukuoka swimming qualifiers for the May 29-30 Olympic marathon have been canceled, with a list of both events already on FINA’s competition calendar.
The steering committee said member states received “worrying” information about the organizer’s proposal last week COVID-19 Counter notification.
On Monday, the Japan Triathlon Union also announced that the Triathlon World Cup, to be held in Osaka in May, has been canceled due to a virus ban.
The competition is not an Olympic test event, but helps determine which athletes will qualify for the Games, and 301 triathletes from 30 different countries were represented.