Majlinda Kelmendi and Akil Gjakova, carry the flag at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games – Latest News
July 16, 2021 – 13:03
Olympic champion in judo, Majlinda Kelmendi and European champion in judo 2021, Akil Gjakova, will carry the flag of Kosovo at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, reports KOK, writes Zeri.info.
Due to gender equality, the International Olympic Committee has decided that at the opening ceremony of LO Tokyo 2020, bayraktars will be two athletes of different genders.
In the closing ceremony, the bayraktar will be Egzon Shala.
Kelmendi also carried the flag at the opening ceremony of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The Kosovo Olympic team consists of 11 athletes.
The opening ceremony takes place on July 23 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium, starting at 13:00 local time and at 20:00 Japan local time. /Zeri.info