Quick Facts About the Tokyo Olympics

Quick Facts About the Tokyo Olympics

The Olympic theme song (John Williams’ Olympic Fanfare and Theme) has been stuck in our heads for weeks — but now the Tokyo Olympics is days away! 

When the 2020 Olympics was postponed due to COVID-19, the world was understandably devastated. Now we can’t wait to support our athletes as they conquer their sports starting July 23. 

Here are a few things you should know about this year’s Olympics!

1. Though the Tokyo Olympics will take place in 2021, it will still be branded officially as the 2020 Olympics.

You will hear the announcers echo this, and athletes will receive 2020 Olympic medals. As odd as this sounds, much discussion took place about the official label when the Olympic Games were first postponed. 

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