500 days left to Tokyo 2020

15:00 - 12 Mar, 2019

There is still 500 days to go to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. From July 24 to August 9, 2020 more than 12.000 athletes will compete at 33 events in the capital of Japan, Tokyo.

Comparing with the latest Olympic Games the Olympic program includes such events as karate, surfing, baseball, sport climbing and skateboarding. Several events have got new competing forms.

Almost 50.000 employees will ensure the athletes’ security at the Tokyo 2020 Games. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will start on March 26, 2020.

Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympic Games also in 1964. Tokyo is the 5th city that will host the Olympics for the second time. After the Olympic Games the Japan capital will also hold the 16th Paralympic Games from August 25 to September 9.

Let us recall that at the 31st Rio Summer Olympic Games in 2016 Armenia placed 42nd with one gold and three silver medals. At the Rio 2016 Olympics Armenia participated with 32 athletes in 7 events (athletics, boxing, gymnastics, judo, weightlifting, swimming and wrestling).

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