China News Service, July 24. According to the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), the 23rd is the first anniversary of the postponed Tokyo Olympics countdown. That night, some Olympic venues in Tokyo, Japan lit up the "Olympic lights". Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said that he will tide over the difficulties and hold a hopeful conference.
On the evening of the 23rd, some Olympic venues in Tokyo, Japan lit up the "Olympic colorful lights". The picture shows the Ariake Stadium first lit up the blue lights thanking the medical staff. Image source: Screenshot of NHK video
According to reports, this light-up event was hosted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. At 8 o'clock that evening, 4 venues including the Ariake Stadium and the Tokyo Aquatics Center, which will be used as the Tokyo Olympic volleyball stadium, and the Tokyo Aquatics Center, which will be used as the venue for the Tokyo Olympics, were first lit up with blue lights thanking the medical staff. , And then switched to red, green, black, yellow and blue symbolizing the Olympic rings.
On the evening of the 23rd, some Olympic venues in Tokyo, Japan lit up the "Olympic colorful lights." Image source: Screenshot of NHK video
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government stated that the lighting of the lights also meant to encourage athletes who are preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
On the same day, Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike stated that “(Tokyo Olympics) will become a symbol of the world united to overcome the difficulties.” She also said that the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will do its best to fight the epidemic in order to hold a safe, secure and hopeful conference .
Affected by the new crown epidemic, the Tokyo Olympics have been opened from the originally planned July 24, 2020, and postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021. The Tokyo Paralympic Games will be held from August 24 to September 2021. Held on the 5th.