Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet says suspending 2020 Games was 'only possible option'

Belgian says holding the Olympics this year would have been unfair on athletes

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Olympic road race champion Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) says postponing the 2020 Tokyo Games "was the only possible option."

As the world continues to battle with the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo Organising Committee took the decision to postpone the Games on Tuesday, saying they will take place by summer 2021.

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