Saturday , 31 October 2020


180.000 applications for volunteers of the Olympics and Paralympics Tokyo 2020!

The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) has revealed that 186,101 applications for the Volunteer Programme have been received. Volunteers will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to provide valuable support for the operation of the Games in a variety of roles, and their contribution will be a key factor in the Games' success.

Tokyo 2020 commenced accepting applications for the Games Volunteer Programme on 26 September 2018. Applicants range in age from teenagers to those in their 80s; 63 per cent are female and 37 per cent male, with 63 per cent having Japanese nationality and 37 per cent of applications coming from non-Japanese. A significant number of young people have applied, and the relatively large number of non-Japanese applicants highlights the strong level of global interest in the Games.

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