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Olympic Karate - Tokyo 2020

NIPPON BUDOKAN: IDEAL STAGE FOR KARATE'S OLYMPIC DREAMS

Martial artists around the world have one thing in common: they all know where the Martial Arts Mecca is. The Nippon Budokan in Tokyo is considered the ‘heart’ of these disciplines and the main destination for martial arts practitioners and enthusiasts. READ MORE...

TOKIO 2020

Date:                    24 Jul – 09 Ago
Country:              Japan
Website:             https://tokyo2020.jp/en/

 On 7 September 2013, Tokyo was elected as the host city of the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee held in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires. The decision to award the 2020 Games to Tokyo was greeted with an outpouring of euphoria throughout Japan, and the emotion that stirred the nation at the Tokyo 1964 Games will be prevalent again some 56 years later.

On 3 August 2016, during the 129th Session, the International Olympic Committee agreed to add five new sports to the sports programme of Tokyo 2020, between which Karate is to be found.

 ABOUT OLYMPIC GAMES

Descripción: image of Athens Olympic, 1896.

The Olympic Games are a Festival of Sports with its origins some 2,800 years ago.
The Olympic Games are an international celebration of sport held once every four years. The ultimate aim of the Games is the promotion of education through sport and a better and more peaceful world. The Olympic Games are divided into Summer and Winter editions.

In 2012, the Games of the XXX Olympiad were held in London and were widely hailed as a great success. Athletes from 204 countries and regions competed in 302 events in 26 different sports.

If you would like to have further information about the previous editions please visit the official website of the International Olympic Committee.

The Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games

The Olympic Games already took place in Tokyo once, in 1964. The Games featured a total of 5,133 athletes from 93 countries and territories competing in 163 events drawn from 20 sports. The 1964 Games were the first ever Olympics held in Asia, and were a resounding success.

Descripción: image of the moment when the phone call announced that Tokyo 1964 Olympic and Paralympic games will be held.

The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games (officially known as the Games of the XVIII Olympiad) took place at the National Stadium on 10 October 1964.

 

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