The Tokyo Olympics was closed on 8 August 2021. While declaring the closure of the Tokyo Olympics, IOC Chief declared 2020 Olympics games, ‘The most challenging Olympic journey’.
With this, the 32nd Olympiad was closed in its grandeur manner. In the closing ceremony, the Olympic flag was passed to Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo for the 2024 Olympics. The 16 days were even held under major Covid-19 restrictions with empty stadiums. The parade of an athlete in the closing ceremony was led by Wrestler Bajrang Punia, on behalf of India.
With this India bagged a total of 7 medals in 2020 Olympics. With a Gold in Javelin throw by Neeraj Chopra in Individual games and bronze for the Indian Hockey team in Team games. This is also the highest medal tally for India in the Olympics to date. Giving hope to sports promotion and more attention to working hard towards Olympics next time.