ISA backs IOC decision on Tokyo 2020 postponement

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BEIJING, March 25 (Xinhua) -- International Surfing Association (ISA) president Fernando Aguerre said that the ISA fully support the postponement of Tokyo 2020, according to its offical website.

Aguerre said in a statement that the IOC and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee's choice as a "wise decision", which will benefit the public health and well-being.

"As surfers, we are used to being flexible," the ISA president referred to the changing and adaptive nature of this new sport for Tokyo Olympics.

"Practicing our sport in the ocean, in a natural environment, we are used to changing conditions in life," said Aguerre.

Aguerre's statement also emphasized ISA are committed to finding sensible and responsible solutions to any situation that might come together with IOC and its Tokyo partners.

"We remain convinced that with our collective efforts and determination, the Tokyo Olympic Games, and especially Olympic Surfing, will go on, in due time, to give the world great reasons to celebrate," said by the president. Enditem

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