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Tokyo Olympiad a ‘victory for the world’ — Olympic official

This picture shows the 100 days countdown till the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games displayed on the illuminated Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo, April 14, 2021. (ِPhoto: AFP)
This picture shows the 100 days countdown till the start of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games displayed on the illuminated Tokyo Skytree in Tokyo, April 14, 2021. (ِPhoto: AFP)
AMMAN — Countdown has started for the 32nd edition of the Summer Olympics, slated for July 23-August 8 in Tokyo. In 99 days, the world will be watching the Olympiad, the largest sports event seen by the globe. اضافة اعلان

Secretary General of the Jordanian Olympic Committee, Nasser Al-Majali, expressed his admiration at the intensive and “great” preparations the host is making for the launch of the Olympiad, especially the part where plans are in place to safeguard the safety of participants and attendants.  

“We are proud of the efforts made by the International Olympic Committee and the Organizing Committee,” Majali said in a statement posted on the committee’s website.  “In Jordan, we are confident that the Tokyo Olympics will stand out in terms of preparations and arrangements.”

The Olympic official underlined that the holding on the Olympiad is the “big victory,” after it was postponed for a year due to the pandemic.

“This is a victory for the world and the global sporting community,” Majali said, emphasizing that “sports are always a source of hope, inspiration and solidarity, and this is what the world will sense during the Olympic Games.”

“The Tokyo Olympics will constitute a milestone in the history of the Olympic Games, and will serve as a glimmer of hope for all athletes who have succeeded in qualifying for the next Olympic edition.

Jordanian national teams are continuing their preparations to participate in the qualifiers for the Tokyo Olympics 2020, aspiring to qualification and joining the stars who have already made it to Tokyo, such as the national boxing team: Hussein and Ziad Ishaish, Ubada Al-Kisbeh, Muhammad Al-Wadi and Uday Al-Hendawi, along with equestrian star, Ibrahim Bisharat, who was the first Jordanian who was qualified to the Tokyo Olympics, recording his fourth participation in Olympic games.