254News

News Beyond News

Team Kenya Amaze in Tokyo Olympics Opening

2 min read
Team Kenya Amaze in Tokyo Olympics Opening

Team Kenya Marching at the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

Spread the love

The Tokyo Olympics officially opened on Friday after being postponed for over a year.

 Usually,  the  Olympics opening ceremony is full of glamour as tradition and,  team  Kenya was not left out.

Each team represented in the games carried high their national flags while marching.

 The Japanese alphabetical order followed the marching.

 Japan which is the host marched last.

 Team Kenya marched led by its overall Captain Eunice Sum and his deputy and Shujaa captain Andrew Amonde.

Courtesy Twitter TeamKenya

Ladies donned red and blue African print attire, while the gents added a touch of black with their trousers to the same African print shirts.

The Kenyan team comprises 49 women and 38 men.

https://254news.co.ke/uhuru-officially-hands-over-flag-to-olympics-team/

About 11,000 athletes from 204 participating nations are to compete in the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

The Olympic Games  will run until August 8, 2021

Early this month, the Olympics organizers banned overseas spectators and set a cap on domestic viewers at 50 percent capacity, up to 10,000 people.

It is following the declaration of the fourth state of Emergency in Japan from July 12, 2021, to August 22, 2021, due to the surge of coronavirus infections in the country.