What are the aquatics programs at the Tokyo Olympics 2020?
Welcome to the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020! Find out the schedules and results of the aquatics program. In the second week: Diving, Artistic Swimming, Marathon Swimming and Water Polo!
How many sports are there in the Tokyo Olympics?
The games of the XXXII Olympiad and its 339 events will be hosted by Tokyo Bay and its surroundings. A total of 33 Olympic sports and 22 Paralympic sports will be contested in the 2020/2021 Tokyo Games by nearly 11 000 athletes from around the world. It’s not the first time that Japan has hosted the Olympic Games.
What is the Olympic Games official game?
Take to the global stage and go for gold this Summer! The Olympic Games are back, and this time it’s your chance for glory. Engage in a wide variety of accessible, arcade style sports as you compete to win the gold. The Official Game includes 18 fun fueled arcade style sporting events to play by yourself or with your friends and family.
4 x 100m Relay
A full-throttle team sprint that requires runners to be in perfect sync as they pass the baton and try to collectively run the fastest lap ever.
This hurdling event requires a balance of blazing speed and perfect timing.
Lace up your gloves and put your prowess on display as you prove who’s king of the ring.
Grab your racket and hit the hardcourt. Serve, volley, and smash your way to the gold medal.
You’re going to need a mix of rhythm, timing, and speed to rule the pool in this fast-paced swimming event.
Dribble, defend, and dunk as you try and lead your team of hardwood heroes to gold.
Race against your opponent and gravity in a furious climb to the top of a vertical rock wall!
What is the meaning of someity?
The name Someity comes from the word "Someiyoshino", a variety of cherry blossom popular in Japan, and the English phrase "so mighty". The mascot represents Paralympic athletes overcoming obstacles and redefining the boundaries of what is possible.
Why is the 2020 Olympics postponed?
Japan’s hosting of the 2020 Summer Olympics has been postponed until 2021 due to the current Coronavirus pandemic. With the organizers wanting athletes to participate in the best conditions, serenely and safely. Despite the games now being held a year later they will still be known as Tokyo 2020.
Why is Miraitowa named Miraitowa?
This name was chosen for the Olympic mascot to promote a future where the hearts of people around the world are filled with hope.
How many days are the Paralympic Games?
The Paralympic Games will take place over 12 days, from 24 August to 5 September with 22 sports and 540 events. You can find details on the calendar provided by the Tokyo Games’ committee.
How many school pupils vote for Tokyo Games 2020?
The 2020/2021 Tokyo Games mascots were chosen following a vote by 16 789 school pupils in Japan, as well as Japanese culture.
What does the cherry blossom symbolize?
To create this torch, Tokujin Yoshioka collaborated with schoolchildren in the regions most severely affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. It is from this collaboration that this unique design was born. Indeed, cherry blossoms are not only an emblem of Japan, they also represent hope and renewal. Their arrival marks the beginning of spring and the end of winter, they symbolise life and time passing, a very dear concept to the Japanese people.
What is the 2020 Olympics?
Japan has dubbed the 2020 Olympics, the "Olympic Games of Reconstruction". Through the creation of the torch, the Games’ organisers have shown their willingness to participate in the reconstruction of the affected regions and help people overcome the challenges and move forward.