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May 27, 2022
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Tokyo 2020 Games One Year Anniversary
-TOKYO FORWARD-

The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 were held with the support and cooperation of many people.
We will take the opportunity of the first anniversary of the Tokyo 2020 Games to thank all of those who cooperated in them, and to share the significance, excitement and memories of the Games to pass on their legacy to the future.
For this reason, we will mark the first anniversary of the Games and hold various sporting events as follows under the name “Tokyo 2020 Games One Year Anniversary -TOKYO FORWARD-”. Details of the events and the days’ media coverage will be announced at a later date.

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1.Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 One Year Anniversary Ceremony

1)Ceremony

Date/Time

Saturday July 23, 17:00 to 18:30 (Doors open at 15:00)

Location

Japan National Stadium

Content

Entrance parade by athletes, and more

How to participate

Advance application and lottery / Free
(application deadline: Sunday June 19)
*Applications accepted from today, Friday May 27.

Please refer to the special website (External link) for details (in Japanese only).

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2)Sports Experience

Date/Time

[Day 1] Saturday July 23, 10:00 to 17:00
[Day 2] Thursday July 28, 11:00 to 18:00

Location

[Day 1] Japan National Stadium
[Day 2] Tachikawa Stage Garden

Content

Sports experience content utilizing DX, and more

How to Participate

Free (same-day reception)

*In addition to the above, we are looking for volunteers to work during the ceremony and the sports experience. Please see “Tokyo Volunteer Legacy Network” website(in Japanese only) (External link). Applications accepted from today, Friday May 27.

2.Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games One Year Anniversary Event

Date/Time

Wednesday August 24

Location

Ariake Arena

Content

Wheelchair basketball exhibition match, and more

3.Tokyo Legacy Half Marathon 2022

Date/Time

Sunday October 16, from 8:00

Course

Half marathon course designed using the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic marathon course, starting and finishing at the National Stadium (21.0975 km).

*In addition, many other events will be held to coincide with the reopening of the facility used for the competition events during the Tokyo 2020 Games.
For more information, please see “Sports Tokyo Information” website.

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*Please click here for the original Japanese press release.

Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)

(For Tokyo 2020 Games One Year Anniversary -TOKYO FORWARD-)
Sports Legacy Utilization Section
Phone: 03-5320-6289
(For Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 One Year Anniversary Ceremony)
Sports Legacy Utilization Section
Phone: 03-5320-7654
(For ceremony volunteers)
Sports Legacy Utilization Section
Phone: 03-5388-2266
(For Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games One Year Anniversary Event)
Parasports Section
Phone: 03-5388-2496
(For Tokyo Legacy Half Marathon 2022)
International Sports Events Section
Phone: 03-5320-7790

Comprehensive Sports Promotion Division
BUREAU OF CITIZENS, CULTURE AND SPORTS
Tokyo Metropolitan Government

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