Tokyo Suffer High Temperature Bake Test

The Tokyo Olympics will be held from July 24th to August 9th next year. It is less than one year before the opening of the Olympic Games. How to deal with the heat and reduce the health threats to the athletes and the audience caused by the summer heat has become a hot topic in Japan. 


July and August are the warmest and most humid months in Tokyo, with the highest temperatures usually above 30 degrees Celsius. Taking this year as an example, Tokyo suffered from high temperatures this summer. According to the Japan News Agency, from July 1 to August 18, the number of deaths from heatstroke in Tokyo reached 101, 91 of whom were 65-year-olds. In the same period last year, 164 people died of heat stroke in Tokyo. So what will the impact of high temperature and heat on the Olympics next year? This has caused many people's concerns.


On the 15th of this month, a marathon was held in Tokyo, and the maximum temperature reached 30 degrees Celsius on the day of the competition. Many people want to use this game to test whether the organizers, athletes and spectators can withstand the test of the hot weather of the Tokyo Olympics next year.


Member of the Executive Committee of the Japanese Medical Association. Long Island Public Bank: Japan's heat is not only high temperature, but also extremely high humidity. You can't get much sweat. Therefore, compared with people in other countries, the probability of Japanese heatstroke is much higher.