The US swimming federation calls for the Olympic Games to be postponed due to the coronavirus

The North American organization considers "that the equality of conditions of its participants is questioned."

The option of canceling or postponing the Olympic games is becoming a more realistic possibility.

Many voices are already calling for this postponement and now one of the heavyweights of world sport has joined this claim.

It has been the swimming federation of the United States, a benchmark in the Olympics

United States, got 33 medals at the Rio 2016 Olympics, with 16 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze.

In a statement published on social networks, they respectfully request that the USA Olympic and Paralympic Committee defend the suspension of the JJ OO,

 «As a representative of our 400 members and many of the world's leading Olympic champions, I feel compelled to speak about the pending Olympic Games in Tokyo in July 000.«. explained in the statement

Further,. highlights that "moving forward amid the global health crisis this summer is not the answer”Due to the forced stoppage of many athletes from different countries, which “Questions the authenticity of a competition on equal terms for all".

 

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