Despite the challenges of the Corona epidemic, the Tokyo Olympics were a success. The event, which started on July 23, has come to an end. The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Baek, formally announced the conclusion of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The next Olympic Games will now be held in Paris in 2024. About 11,000 athletes competed in 339 events in Tokyo.
Bajrang Punia was the flag bearer of India at the closing ceremony. India finished 48th in the Olympics with seven medals, its best performance in Olympic history. In javelin throw for India, Neeraj Chopra won gold, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and wrestler Ravi Dahiya won silver. Shuttler PV Sindhu, wrestler Bajrang Punia, boxer Lovelina Borgohen and the men’s hockey team won bronze medals.
The closing ceremony began with fireworks. The flag of host Japan was then hoisted on the stage. The flags of all the countries then appeared in a circle in the stadium. Slowly athletes also started coming to the stadium. It was a spectacular sight, not only for Indians, but it won the hearts of people all over the world. Medals were also awarded to the players whose events were held today.
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