Tokyo Games 2020 Current Affairs, GK & News

Vinesh Phogat wins Gold in Ukraine Wrestling event

The Indian wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, has won the gold medal in women’s 53-kg category. She won the medal at XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial in Kyiv, Ukraine. Highlights In the event, the Indian Wrestler, Vinesh Phogat, defeated the world number seven, Vanesa Kaladzinskaya from Belarus in the finals match. It was a fight ..

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Greece hands over Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020 organisers

In a ceremony at iconic Panathenaic stadium of Athens, Greece has handed over the Olympic flame to Tokyo 2020 organisers. The ceremony did not include the planned cultural ceremonies from Greece or Japan, due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Governing Olympic body of Greece, Hellenic Olympic Committee’s President Spyros Capralos handed the torch over to the ..

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Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Olympic Flame Lighting Ceremony for the Tokyo Games 2020, was organised. It was however closed to the public. The Olympic Flame The Olympic Flame is a symbol of the Olympic Movement and denotes the continuity between the ancient and modern games. It is lit several months before the Olympics ..

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Kiren Rijiju Committee: Strategise Preparations for 2020, 2024 Olympics

High-Level Committee has been constituted under chairmanship Union Minister of Sports Kiren Rijiju to coordinate and strategise preparation for 2020 and 2024 Olympics. Main focus of HLC would be to ensure maximum participation and medals from Indian athletes in Tokyo Olympics 2020. About Kiren Rijiju Committee Objective: To ensure that the performance of the Indian ..

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