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The Spanish Olympic team delays its flight

07/17/2021 at 5:16 PM CEST

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The Spanish Olympic team delayed its flight, whose departure was scheduled for 4:25 pm this Saturday, due to the overweight of the sports teams and high temperatures. The Spanish expedition will leave for Tokyo tonight, at 11:00 p.m., Iberia announced in a statement.

On this second trip, 221 members of the Olympic delegation will fly. In the first, which came out on Thursday, 130 members did. “In coordination with the COE, Iberia has decided to delay the departure of today’s Spanish Olympic Team flight until 11:00 p.m., due to the high weight of the sports teams that must be transferred and the combination with the high temperatures in Madrid that today they will exceed 40º, which adds to the altitude of the airport, located at 2,000 feet, “the company reported.

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