Olympics: Olympic dwindle arrives in Tokyo after Rio Games

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12:44 24 Aug 2016

TOKYO, Aug. 24, Kyodo

The Olympic dwindle arrived in Japan on Wednesday with Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and a Japanese Olympic commission returning from Brazil, as Tokyo looks brazen to hosting a subsequent Olympic Games in 2020.

The flag, temperament a pitch of a 5 interlocking rings, arrived with a delegation, who won a record 41 medals during a Aug. 5-21 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, during Tokyo’s Haneda airfield on a licence flight.

Koike perceived a dwindle from International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on interest of a city during a shutting rite during Maracana Stadium on Monday.

According to a Tokyo civil government, a dwindle will be stored during a domicile until a Paralympic dwindle arrives in September.

Plans are underneath approach for a inhabitant dwindle vaunt debate to beget unrestrained for a 2020 Olympics that will be staged in Tokyo for a second time, following a initial hosting in 1964.


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