In Pictures: The Saudi Delegation Took Part At The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony


It is a year later than planned but finally, the Olympic flag has been carried into Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium.

The opening ceremony has been spectacular and a combination of tradition, technology, and wonderful aesthetics

Saudi rower Husein Alireza and 100-meter sprinter Yasmine Al-Dabbagh carried Saudi Arabia’s flag at the opening ceremony that took place on Friday.


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The Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee also confirmed on Thursday that Karate star Tarek Hamdi will be the flag bearer during the closing ceremony on August 8.


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Saudi Arabia is sending its largest-ever Olympic delegation to the games in Japan. It includes 11 individual athletes plus the country’s under-23 football team. They will compete in nine sports, surpassing the country’s record of six at the Athens Olympics in 2004.

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