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Tokyo [Japan], August 8 (ANI): Thomas Bach, the President of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC) on Sunday stated that the Tokyo Games have been held efficiently and it gave hope to your complete world.
“I believe we will already now say with confidence that now we have skilled a really profitable Olympic Games,” Kyodo Information quoted Bach as saying.
“I believe we will say with confidence that these Olympic Games occurred on the proper time and that the athletes for whom we did it actually appreciated it and thought of it additionally to be the proper second in time to come back collectively once more and provides hope and confidence not solely to the Olympic neighborhood however for your complete world,” he added.
The Tokyo Games will come to an finish later as we speak. The mega occasion was held with COVID-19 induced restrictions and all sports activities have been held behind closed doorways.
The closing ceremony on the Nationwide Stadium will bid farewell to the Tokyo Games. About 11,000 athletes from over 200 nations competed in Tokyo Olympics.
India’s grappler Bajrang Punia, who received bronze, would be the flag-bearer for the nation on the closing ceremony. India managed to document its best-ever haul on the Olympics after successful seven medals (one gold, two silver, and 4 bronze).
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra received a gold medal for India on Saturday and consequently, India registered its first-ever gold in athletics on the Games. (ANI)