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Tokyo Olympics: at the opening ceremony, Macron played the VRP of the 2024 Games

2021-07-23T16:19:09.698Z

The Head of State attended the opening ceremony, alongside Jill Biden. Saturday, he will attend the judo and socks



Health crisis requires, the Heads of State were about thirty in the official platform of the Olympic stadium on Friday. Three years before the Games in Paris - a message from Tony Estanguet, the President of the organizing committee was broadcast during the opening ceremony - Emmanuel Macron wanted to send a strong signal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on "the commitment of the Nation ”for the 2024 Games.“ The President greatly appreciated this ceremony, testimony to the richness and modernity of Japanese culture but also to the resilience of the Japanese people ”, explained to those around him at the exit. of the ceremony

A little earlier in the day, despite a landing in Tokyo delayed by two hours, the President of the Republic spoke with Thomas Bach, the boss of the IOC, before having lunch at Club France. "Our Olympics must make us stronger, they must also leave a legacy: equipment, especially in Seine-Saint-Denis, jobs, thus insisted the Head of State on France 2. Thanks to our Olympics, we put the 30 minutes of daily sport in school, it's a real revolution. The objective is to make France a sporting nation. Sport improves our life balance, our health and it is one of the best preventions in terms of health. "

Brigitte Henriques, President of the French Olympic Committee and Claude Onesta, high level manager, took advantage of lunch with the President to discuss various subjects: the deployment and sustainability until 2024 of the sport pass - this 50 € coupon which at the back to school will allow 5.5 million young people in modest circumstances to join a club, the fate of technical and sports advisers (CTS), long threatened and the success of the Paris Sports Games of the Paris Olympics, by taking more takes into account the athlete's career, "so that he no longer has to choose between sport and studies". "The discussions were very constructive," said Brigitte Henriques. While waiting for a new interview at the start of the school year, Emmanuel Macron has planned to attend the judo tests on Saturday morning,before going to the first 3 x 3 basketball game between the French and the Americans. “The French delegation expressed its joy to be present at these games and its desire concludes its entourage. The President is eager to see them defend our colors ”.

Source: leparis

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