Archers, shooters, shuttlers and hockey gamers amongst others from the Indian contingent is not going to be attending the Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony on Friday (July 23). While the hockey gamers gained’t be current, males’s staff skipper Manpreet Singh will likely be an exception as he’s the flag bearer. Sources within the know of the developments informed information company ANI that Manpreet (hockey), the eight boxers, 4 desk tennis gamers, two rowers, one gymnast, amongst others will likely be current together with six officers.
Notably, all those that are requested to skip the opening ceremony have their respective occasions the next day. Around 50 folks will attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics from the Indian aspect in view of the COVID-19 issues within the Japanese capital. “Indian Olympic Association has almost decided to participate in the opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics with 50 attendees,” IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta informed ANI.
“We will try to limit the number of officials and athletes within 50 or 50 in the opening ceremony. The figure will be around 50,” he added.
In the ceremony, India is at serial quantity 21 within the march previous. The sequence of march previous is as per the Japanese alphabet and solely six officers can take part from every taking part nation.
Where will the Tokyo Olympics 2020 opening ceremony happen?
What time can viewers in India watch the opening ceremony?
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will begin at 8 pm native time or 4:30 pm IST on July 23, 2021.
Where can I watch the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony reside stream in India?
Sony Sports Network has the unique rights to broadcast all occasions of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 together with the opening ceremony reside in India. Sony TEN 1 and Sony TEN 2 will function English commentary whereas Sony TEN 3 could have Hindi commentary.
You can even reside stream the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on-line on SonyLIV and platforms like JioTV which have Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2 and Sony TEN 3 channels.
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