Athlete Dafne Schippers understands delaying the Olympics. “Just heard the news that the Games in Tokyo were moved to the summer of 2021. It goes without saying that I was really looking forward to and that my form is now good, but now we need to look at the bigger picture and do what is necessary is to defeat the coronavirus, “the sprint champion wrote on Instagram.
Schippers is double world champion in the 200 meters. She won the 2016 Games in Rio silver in the sprint distance. Tokyo, she was placed on three numbers, the 100 meters, 200 meters and the 4×100 meters relay team at the. “Let’s hope for the best and let’s make sure we are in 2021 an even bigger celebration of making.”