An official torch for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo was revealed by Shinfuji Burner Co on Sunday. According to the firm, which produces various illumination devices, it was created with 30 percent recycled aluminium taken from shelters used after the 2011 Fukushima catastrophe.
Japanese firm unveils the official torch for 2020 Olympics, which can keep its flame alive in heavy rain, 38mph winds, and was made with recycled aluminum from shelters used after the 2011 Fukushima disaster https://t.co/He7hANQhr8 (HT: @DailyMailAU) #Tokyo2020 #olympictorch pic.twitter.com/IQhBTXYB7t— Travel Japanese App (@traveljpapp) February 2, 2020
The cutting-edge technological device can sustain its flame in heavy rain and 61.2 kmph winds, the newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported.
The games of the XXXII Olympiad are scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020 in Tokyo.