Poll shows less than 25 per cent of Japanese people support 2021 Olympics

A 2020 Olympic mascot poster on a train in Tokyo. (Photo by PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images).

Only 23.9 per cent of people in Japan support holding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next year as scheduled according to a survey.

With one year until the rearranged opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, it was revealed that 36.4 per cent of respondents to a nationwide opinion poll thought that the Summer Games should be postponed again, while 33.7 per cent said they should be cancelled.

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