China offers Covid vaccine doses for Olympic and Paralympic athletes

The Chinese Olympic Committee has offered Covid vaccine doses for those competing at the summer Games and at the 2022 winter Games in Beijing.

The news was delivered by International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach, who on Wednesday reiterated that the delayed Tokyo 2020 will start on 23 July.


"The IOC will pay for these additional doses of vaccines for the Olympic and Paralympic team," he added.

The Winter Olympics start in February.