The official start of Tokyo Olympics 2020 between Corona started today. Although the opening ceremony is from 4.30 pm. This time around 11,238 players are vying for 339 gold in 33 sports in the Olympics.
On Friday, a case of corona infection of 19 people including three players came to light. In the Corona update issued by the organizers, it has been told that a total of three players, including road cyclist Michel Schlegel of the Czech Republic living in the sports village, have been found to be corona infected. Along with them 10 employees, three journalists and three contractors engaged in preparing for the Olympics have also been found positive. At the same time, 106 people have been corona infected so far. In which there are 11 players.
Only 950 people will participate in the opening ceremony,
due to Corona in the Tokyo Olympics, audience entry has not been given. At the same time, only 950 people will participate in the opening ceremony. The opening will take place at the National Stadium in Tokyo. The opening ceremony will start at 8 pm local time. According to India time, it will start at 4.30 pm. Emperor Naruhito of Japan will also attend the opening ceremony. Apart from these, America’s First Lady Jill Biden will also be present at the opening ceremony.
The mascots of the Tokyo Olympics are named Miraitowa and Somite. In the Japanese word Miraitowa, Mirai means future and Towa means eternity. The Tokyo Olympics has generated $3.3 billion in sponsorships, the highest so far from sponsors.
Medals are made from recycled electronics The
gold, silver and bronze medals awarded at the Tokyo Olympic Games are made from recycled electronics. 5000 medals are made by recycling 78,985 tonnes of electronic devices. These electrical devices include digital cameras, laptops, games and 6.2 million mobile phones.
Live telecast on Sony Sports in India
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be broadcast live on Sony Sports Network in India. Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 2 will have English commentary while Sony Ten 3 will have Hindi commentary. You will also be able to watch the opening ceremony of Tokyo Games on Doordarshan.
Five days before the entry in the sports village
Due to Corona, this time players are being given entry in the sports village five days before. At the same time, after the end of the event, they will have to leave the sports village within 48 hours. At the same time, every player has to give updates related to Corona on the Health App in the morning. Along with this, corona test of players is being done every day. At the same time, after the information about health updates, the information software of players with symptoms of corona infection automatically issues alarm. This alarm goes to the Kovid officer of each team.
The Olympics will not be postponed It has
already been made clear by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Tokyo Organizing Committee that the Olympics will not be postponed. IOC President Thomas Bach has said that the Olympic Games will not prove to be a super spreader event.
206 Countries Participating The
Tokyo Olympics will see over 11,000 athletes from 206 countries take part in 339 events, which will be held at 42 venues. At the same time, 5 new sports have been included in the Tokyo Olympics. These include surfing, skate boarding, sports climbing, karate and baseball.
Medals will have to be put around their neck in the
Olympics, the dream of every athlete participating in the Olympics is to win a medal. Athletes who have won are awarded medals on the podium. This moment also becomes the most memorable moment of his life, but due to the Corona epidemic, it will not happen in the Tokyo Olympics. This time the winning athletes will have to put their own medals around their necks. Also, there will be a ban on shaking hands and hugging of athletes during medal ceremonies.
The people of
Japan are not in favor of the Olympics, the residents of Japan, especially Tokyo, are not in favor of organizing the Olympic Games in the Corona period. In most surveys, 60 to 70% of the people said that it would be better to postpone the Olympics now. The Olympic torch relay, which started in March, also faced protests in several cities. In one city, even an attempt was made to extinguish the torch. However, the Japanese government has decided to continue the event.