You are Tokyo Olympics 2020 Officially started. With no audience and a general delay due to the pandemic, the Olympics opening ceremony will take place on Friday morning (Brasilia time). Brazil marches with four actors in a party with the authorities and Features anti-covid-19 rules, with 68,000 vacant seats in the Olympic Stadium in the Japanese capital. Bruninho, of volleyball, and Caitlin Quadros, of judo, are the bearers of the nation’s flag at the event, exceptionally allowing this year’s pair to carry each nation’s symbol. The restrictions include a much smaller participation of athletes, who would have, in the Brazilian case, two athletes representing 301 people.
Although the competitions have already started, Brazil’s victories in women’s and men’s footballJuly 23 marks the official start of the Olympics. After the ceremony, the only event of the Brazilian morning, the night saw the debut of the men’s volleyball and handball team, as well as events in which the Brazilians participated in fencing, table tennis, beach volleyball, artistic gymnastics, judo, tennis and boxing. Also today, the first Tokyo 2020 medals in the shooting and road cycling finals will be awarded, but with no chances for Brazil on the podium.
The opening ceremony can be considered the most bizarre in the history of the Olympic Games. This is the first time the Olympics have been postponed – the games were not held in 1916, 1940 and 1944 due to the two world wars. In Tokyo, despite contradicting health recommendations and receiving criticism from residents, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) allowed the arrival of 11,274 athletes, 5,392 women and 5,882 men from more than 200 countries, who will compete for 339 gold medals in 33 sports, the most since its inception. Olympic Games. “We want the Games to be the light at the end of the tunnel, the triumph of humanity,” said IOC officials, although President Thomas Bach revealed “sleepless nights and daily doubts” about the event. No sport will have a mass presence in the Japanese capital. “The world should see that Japan is able to host a safe Olympics,” added Yoshihide Suga, prime minister of a country in which more than 20% of the population has been vaccinated against the novel coronavirus.
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