Thursday, October 28

Tokyo Olympics: 8 inspiring moments that marked the Olympics (beyond covid)

  • Lourdes heredia
  • BBC World Service

The Tokyo Olympics end on August 8.

Image source, Getty Images

Tokyo 2020 has been an Olympic Games like no other, and not just because they were held during a pandemic.

The two weeks of competitions were marked by the lack of spectators, along with other security measures due to covid-19.

But there were also many moving and inspiring moments that mean these Olympics will be remembered for more than just coronavirus restrictions.

1. Teens made their mark

At the beginning of the competition, three young athletes captured the spotlight.

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