The dates of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Torch Relay were announced on 12 July 2018 (Thusday), and it was decided that the Torch Relay will start from Fukushima!

The runners for the Torch Relay will run through the prefecture over a span of three days from 26 – 28 March 2020.

~Lineup leading to the decision about Torch Relay route ~

With the announced dates for the Torch Relay, the executive committee of each prefecture would propose a specific plan for the route. This is followed by the compilation of proposals by the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and after obtaining the approval by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Torch Relay route will be announced next Summer.

~ Fukushima Torch Relay route ~
With the setting up of the executive committee in August, the discussion about the Torch Relay route is in progress.