Tokyo 1940

Planned Tokyo Olympics 1940

In 1936 the International Olympic Commitee awarded the 1940 Olympic Games to the city of Tokyo in Japan. When the Japan-China war began in 1938 the games were transferred to Helsinki. After the Sovjet invasion of Finland in 1939 all plans for olympic games in 1940 were cancelled.
This story about the Tokyo Olympics 1940 is based on the official Olympic reports and the Olympian Database
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