To Create the Most Diverse Olympic and Paralympic Games in History: Accessibility for the Future

Preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Games are underway, with diversity and inclusion acting as driving forces for the success of the event. Accessibility is one initiative being implemented throughout the city of Tokyo, both inside and outside official venues, under the goal of creating an environment where everyone can enjoy the Games equally. The opportunity the Games offers to improve accessibility could become a future asset as Japan’s population changes to an older and more diverse demographic. This article details Japan’s approach to this issue, which may become an exemplar case to other countries around the world that are facing the same problem.

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