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UPDATE1: Olympics: Olympic dwindle arrives in Tokyo after Rio Games

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15:07 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 Summer 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 Games in Rio de Janeiro, during Tokyo’s Haneda airfield on licence flights.

Koike, who perceived a dwindle from International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach during a shutting rite of a Rio Games during Maracana Stadium on Sunday, waved a dwindle as she emerged from one of a planes.

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