And it’s that time folks! The Tokyo Summer Olympics 2021 began on Friday, July 23, 2021. Many of us woke up to the opening ceremony already underway and our favorite athletes representing and participating as flag bearers for our country.
Jamaica Represents in Tokyo
Jamaica’s athletes were also on display as Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce and Jamaican boxer, Ricardo Brown led the team as flag bearers. Shelly-Ann has always had an outstanding hairstyle for the day’s activities, which lit social media ablaze with its flaming red color.
According to The Gleaner, “Although Team Jamaica consisted of over 60 members, only a fraction of it marched in the parade, as was the case with many of the 205 nations that marched in the parade.”
Here are a few highlights from the opening ceremony:
Amazing fireworks closed out the well-staged events of the opening ceremony.
Approximately 1800 drones form a lit globe display in the sky.
Dance and culture galore.
Parade of Nations
…and just in case we forget, there are abounding issues with the Covid-19 virus.
Stay tuned for more from the Tokyo Summer Olympics 2021.
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