Monday, August 16, 2021

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Imp Detail -Current Affairs 2021


The 2020 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, is an

internationally planned multi-sport event to be held in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 July 2020 to 9 August 2020, postponed by a year due to the coronavirus. Now this Olympic Games will be held from 23 July 2021 to 08 August 2021. Three cities had submitted their bids to host the Games: Tokyo, Madrid and Istanbul. The International Olympic Committee, the body of the Olympic Games, declared Tokyo as the host city on 7 September 2013 at its 125th convention in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Baseball, softball, karate, skateboard and surfing have also been included in the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo.The 2020 Games are the fourth Olympic Games to be held in Japan after the Tokyo 1964 (Summer), Sapporo 1972 (Winter) and Nagano 1998 (Winter) Games. Tokyo was given the hosting of the 1940 Summer Olympics, but in 1938 it was postponed due to the war. Tokyo is the first city in Asia to host the Summer Games twice. The 2020 Games are the second of three consecutive Olympics to be held in East Asia, after the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and before the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China.

Olympics 2021 Imp Detail

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The mascots of the Olympic Games being held in Tokyo have been named 'Miraitova' and 'Somity'. It has been given a special Japanese Indigo Blue color pattern.They represent both the cultural tradition and modernity of Japan. 'Miraitova' is inspired by the Japanese proverb.In the Japanese word Miraitowa, 'Mirai' means 'future' and Towa means 'eternity'. The medals awarded to athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are made from old electronic items and phones. For this, in February 2017, the organizers appealed to the people of Japan to donate electronic items and phones.In the 2010 Olympics held in Vancouver, medals were made using similar electronic items.he reverse of the medal bears the logo of the Tokyo Olympics, ahead of the stadium image depicting 'Nike', the Greek goddess of victory.

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