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Japanese Olympians and sporting figures welcomed the decision on Monday to allow up to 10,000 spectators at the Tokyo Olympics venues, voicing their appreciation for the measure taken amid lingering public concerns over coronavirus infections.

“I’m happy just to have the games going ahead and the spectators watching us, so I’m thankful to have the support even with the 50% cap,” women’s rugby player Wakaba Hara said.

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