IOC president declares closure of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

IOC president declares closure of Tokyo 2020 Olympics
President of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach during the closing ceremony as fireworks go off over the Olympic stadium, and the word "Arigato", Japanese for "Thank You", displayed at the end of the closing ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, on August 8, 2021 at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Getty/AFP

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics were declared closed on Sunday by IOC chief Thomas Bach, who called the pandemic-delayed Games the "most challenging Olympic journey".

"Now I have to mark the end of this most challenging Olympic journey to Tokyo: I declare the Games of the 32nd Olympiad closed," the International Olympic Committee president said.

AFP

 

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