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2020 Summer Olympics

Games of the XXXII Olympiad, scheduled to be held in Tokyo in 2020

The 2020 Summer Olympics, which will be officially known as the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, is a sporting event that will happen from July 24 to August 9 in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo was announced as the host city at the 125th IOC Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on 7 September 2013. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has yet to organise it. The winning bid, Tokyo, was announced on 7 September 2013.[1]

Games of the XXXII Olympiad
Host cityTokyo, Japan
MottoTBD
Nations206 (expected)
Athletes11,091 (expected)
Events339 in 33 sports (50 disciplines)
Opening24 July
Closing9 August
StadiumNew National Stadium
Summer
Rio 2016 Paris 2024
Winter
PyeongChang 2018 Beijing 2022

Olympic bidsEdit

Six cities applied to host the Games. International Olympic Committee

SportsEdit

The Sports played in the competition will be similar to those played in previous Olympic years. Popular sports that will be played include Athletics, Swimming, Tennis, gymnastics, and diving. The international Olympic committee said that there will be at least 25 sports played in addition to these. All sports competitions will feature athletes from many countries playing to try and win a medal, which is given to the winning player or team.

StadiumsEdit

The Olympics will take place at many stadiums and locations throughout the Tokyo area. National Olympic Stadium in Tokyo will be the main stadium and host the opening and closing ceremonies, along with athletics. Other sports will take place in new and already built stadiums in and around Tokyo. The athletes will sleep in an Olympic village.

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