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Olympic Games: legends, tales and Japanese Olympic hopes


STORY - From Nomura, Ono ... to the next generation symbolized by Osaka and Ikee, the Land of the Rising Sun is establishing itself as a nation that counts at the Olympic Games.

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In the gloomy context surrounding the Tokyo Games, the headliners of the Japanese delegation are focusing on the challenge of putting the rings back on. Ready to give the flame the strength and warmth it so lacked during all the months leading up to the event. To move (by interposed screens) in the wake of the tennis player Naomi Osaka, winner of four Grand Slam titles, the swimmer Rikako Ikee, member of the 4 × 100 m Medley relay, after having overcome leukemia, the player Saki Kumagai (played by Olympique Lyonnais), double world karate champion Kiyou Shimizu. Let yourself be carried away to the rhythm of the performances of Akira Sone (judo), Misugu Okamoto and Yuto Horigome (skateboard), Masahiro Tanaka (baseball), Yukiko Ueno (softball), Tomokazu Harimoto (table tennis),Hiroto Ohhara (surf) or Hideki Matsuyama (golf), winner of the Augusta Masters, those who invite themselves as the Japanese flag bearers, heirs of a

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Source: lefigaro

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