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Czech Olympic Committee visits Yamanashi Prefecture for inspection of sports and accommodation facilities

Sports director and Rio 2016 Chef de Mission of the Czech Olympic Committee, Mr. Martin Doktor, along with fellow representatives, visited Yamanashi Prefecture on the 5th and 6th of April 2017 to investigate the possibility of Pre-Games Training Camps in the prefecture ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.  

Along with a meeting with Fujikawaguchiko Town Mayor Kikuo Watanabe, Mr. Doktor and his group were shown around the prefecture’s sports and accommodation facilities by the Yamanashi Sports Camp Support Desk, looking at locations such as Lake Shojiko canoeing course and Fuji Lake Hotel, as well as attending a presentation on Pre-Games Training Camps.

The lead representative Mr. Doktor expressed his thoughts on the sports facilities, saying that they would certainly be able to engage infocused training regimes in a beautiful natural location like the north base of Mt Fuji, and that in terms of size etc there were no problems at all. As well as stating that it would be good if they could send some athletes here, he also gave his assessment of accommodation facilities, saying there was nothing left to be desired in terms of meals, rooms and so on.

Along with this, he stated that once here turns to Czech, he will quickly meet with the relevant sports associations and share the information he learnt with them before optimistically reviewing the possibility of Pre-Games Training Camps in Yamanashi.

Yamanashi Sports Camp Support Desk will continue in its discussions with the Czech Olympic Committee.


  Czech Representatives

     Martin DOKTOR, Sports Director and Chef de Mission of Czech Olympic Committee

   Jan STLUKA, Sports Analyst of Czech Olympic Committee

   Lenka KOVAROVA, President of Czech Triathlon Federation

   Pavel HOTTMAR, Head Coach of Czech Canoe Sprint Federation

   Josef JOHANEK, Secretary General of Czech Rowing Federation 

 Schedule for the inspection visit to Yamanashi Prefecture


      1 Lake Shojiko Canoeing Course  2 Lake Saiko (Triathlon) 3 Lake Kawaguchiko Boat Rowing Course

      4 Fujikawaguchiko Town Swimming Pool and Gym 5 Fuji Lake Hotel 6 Fuji Premium Resort Hotel

     【Nishikatsura Town】

   Nishikatsura-town Martial Arts Stadium (Judo)

   【Tsuru City】

    Tsuru City Sogo Sports Park Athletic Field


チェコプレゼン The briefing of pre-games training camps for Tokyo2020

チェコ表敬 The courtesy visit to Mayor of Fujikwaguchiko-town

チェコカヌー   The inspection of Lake Shojiko Canoeing course

チェコボート  The ispection of Lake Saiko (Triathlon)

チェコ河口湖  The inspection of Lake Kawaguchiko boat rowing course

チェコホテル  The inspection of accommodation

チェコ柔道  The inspection of Nishikatsura-town Martial Arts Stadium

チェコ陸上  The inspection of Tsuru-city Sogo Sports Park Athletic Field