Tokyo Olympics 2021 Closing Ceremony Date & Time
Are you wondering when is the Tokyo Olympics 2021 Closing Ceremony? When will the 2020 Olympics begin? The first show of Summer Olympics 2021? Well, look no further. We have all the information right here.
This past year has been tough on fans all over the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has postponed all the planned sporting events including the 2020 Summer Olympics. Now, in 2021, we are about to see Tokyo Olympics finally launch with 203 countries.
The official statement from the Olympic committee read – “In the Opening Ceremony, we will aspire to reaffirm the role of sport and the value of the Olympic Games, to express our gratitude and admiration for the efforts we all made together over the past year, and also to bring a sense of hope for the future.
“We hope it will be an experience that conveys how we all have the ability to celebrate differences, to empathise, and to live side by side with compassion for one another.” Watch & Bet here =>
When is the Tokyo Olympics 2021 Closing Ceremony?
The closing ceremony will take place on Sunday evening (8th August) at the New National Stadium to officially close the competition and will be broadcast on BBC One.
What time is the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony?
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 closing ceremony is set to get underway at 8 PM local time which turns to midday in UK. It will continue for three hours and finally end all proceedings for Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Where is the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony being held?
The closing ceremony for the 2021 Olympics is due to be held in the main Olympic Stadium, as per tradition. This main stadium will host athletic events and all the football matches.
The New National Stadium was built after the demolition of the Old National Stadium in May 2015. It will serve as the main hosting spot for the Tokyo Olympics 2021 closing ceremony. The Olympic planning committee began preparations for this event from 30 November 2019 in the location. The stadium can hold 60,102 people, taking into account press and executive seating areas.
Japan will host the Olympics for the second time with the first time being in 1964. This will make Tokyo the first city in Asia to host the Olympics twice. This will also be the fourth Olympic games held in Japan with the Winter Olympics held twice before in 1972 (Sapporo) and 1998 (Nagano). Watch & Bet here =>
How to watch the Tokyo Olympics Closing Ceremony?
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 Closing Ceremony will be broadcasted live on BBC and Eurosport in the UK. The Olympics was originally set to take place in March 2020. COVID-19 protocols delayed the event by over a year now with the games finally ready to kick off from 23 July 2021. The Tokyo Olympics 2021
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What can we expect from the Tokyo Olympics 2021 Closing Ceremony?
The Olympic games will come to a close after 17 days of high-intensity action amongst the world’s very best athletes. Individuals from a variety of cultures and backgrounds will compete against each other to reach new heights and bring their country honour.
The games are bound to give people a wider perspective on how different we are as people hailing from different corners of the planet. In the closing ceremony, the Olympics will celebrate these differences and thank participants for dedicating their lives to their passion for sport.
Who will direct the Tokyo Olympics 2021 closing ceremony?
Three different directors have been chosen to direct the 2020 Olympics opening and closing ceremonies. Mansai Normua was picked as the Chief Creative Director between July 2018 and December 2020.
Hiroshi Sasakai held the reigns from December 2020 to March 2021. And finally, Takayuki Hioki took over after Yoshirō Mori, president of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, was forced to resign. His derogatory comments about female members of the Committee pushed him out of the planning committee. Hioki is now the Deputy Chief Ceremonies Officer and Executive Producer. Watch & Bet here =>
Tokyo Olympics 2021 Full Schedule Until Closing Ceremony
Here is the full schedule for all 2021 Tokyo Olympics Sports Events –
- 3×3 Basketball – July 24-28
- Archery – July 23-31
- Artistic Gymnastics – July 24 – August 3
- Artistic Swimming – August 2-7
- Athletics – July 30 – August 8
- Badminton – July 24 – August 2
- Baseball/Softball – July 21 – August 7
- Basketball – July 25 – August 8
- Beach Volleyball – July 24 – August 7
- Boxing – July 24 – August 8
- Canoe Slalom – July 25-30
- Canoe Sprint – August 2-7
- Cycling BMX Freestyle – July 31 – August 1
- Cycling BMX Racing – July 29-30
- Cycling Mountain Bike – July 26-27
- Cycling Road – July 24-28
- Cycling Track – August 2-8
- Diving – July 25 – August 7
- Equestrian – July 24 – August 7
- Fencing – July 24 – August 1
- Football – July 21 – August 7
- Golf – July 29 – August 7
- Handball – July 24 – August 8
- Hockey – July 24 – August 6
- Judo – July 24-31
- Karate – August 5-7
- Marathon Swimming – August 4-5
- Modern Pentathlon – August 5-7
- Rhythm Gymnastics – August 6-8
- Rowing – July 23-30
- Rugby Sevens – July 26-31
- Sailing – July 25 – August 4
- Shooting – July 24 – August 2
- Skateboarding – July 25-26, August 4-5
- Sport Climbing – August 3-6
- Surfing – July 25 – August 1
- Swimming – July 24 – August 1
- Table Tennis – July 24 – August 6
- Taekwondo – July 24-27
- Tennis – July 24 – August 1
- Trampoline Gymnastics – July 30-31
- Triathlon – July 26-31
- Volleyball – July 24 – August 8
- Water Polo – July 24 – August 8
- Weightlifting – July 24 – August 4
- Wrestling – August 1-7
The Tokyo Olympics 2021 ends with the Olympics Closing Ceremony on August 8, 2021. You can watch the Olympics Closing Ceremony live online. Watch & Bet here =>
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