Tokyo Olympic torch relay to start on March 25, 2021 in Fukushima

The Tokyo Olympic torch relay will start on March 25, 2021, in Fukushima Prefecture, organizers of the Tokyo Games said on Monday.

The relay will last for 121 days while traversing all of Japan's 47 prefectures. The previous schedule for each region was unchanged aside from a one-day adjustment to fit next year's calendar.

The Olympics are slated to open on July 23 next summer, followed by the Paralympics on August 24, 2021.