Skip to main content of this page

Please enable JavaScript to use the website of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.

June 3, 2022
Bureau of Citizens, Culture and Sports

Announcement of Guests Appearing at Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 One Year Anniversary Ceremony

We are pleased to announce the details, including about events and guests, of "Tokyo 2020 Games One Year Anniversary -TOKYO FORWARD-" announced on Friday May 27 2022.
An event will be held featuring MATSUOKA Shuzo and HIRAI Rio as MCs, an entrance parade by women's boxing gold medalist IRIE Sena, wheelchair rugby bronze medalist IKEZAKI Daisuke and other athletes who competed in the Tokyo 2020 Games, a mixed team relay with athletes and the general public, a live performance by Miwa, and more.
Information about media coverage will be announced at a later date.

Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 One Year Anniversary Ceremony

Date/Time

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

Location

Japan National Stadium (10-1, Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)

Host

Tokyo Metropolitan Government

Co-sponsors

Japanese Olympic Committee
Japan Para Sports Association Japanese Paralympic Committee

Content

  • Opening act (competition demonstrations, etc.)
  • Entrance parade by athletes, volunteers, and others
  • Mixed team relay with athletes and general public
  • Live musical performance, and more

Event MCs


MATSUOKA Shuzo
(Former professional tennis player / Head of official cheerleading squad of Japanese national athletic team for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020)


HIRAI Rio
(Freelance announcer)

Musical artist


Miwa
(Singer-song writer)

Main participating athletes

They will participate not only in the entrance parade but also the mixed team relay !


IRIE Sena
(Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Boxing Women's Feather Gold medalist)


KAYA Kazuma
(Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Artistic Gymnastics Men's Team Silver medalist, Artistic Gymnastics Men's Pommel Horse Bronze medalist)


NOGUCHI Akiyo
(Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Sport Climbing Women's Combined Bronze medalist)


OTOGURO Takuto
(Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Wrestling Men's Freestyle 65kg Gold medalist)


IKEZAKI Daisuke
(Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Wheelchair Rugby Bronze medalist)


SATOMi Sarina
(Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Badminton Women's Singles WH1 Gold medalist, Women's Doubles WH1-WH2 Gold medalist)


SETO Yujiro
(Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Judo Men's 66 kg Bronze medalist)

Many more medalists will appear! Details will be annouced in the future.

(C)JOC / (C)JPC

Cheer leaders

They will liven up the event as cheerleaders!


YOSHIDA Saori
(Former leader of Japan's women's wrestling team)


TAKEI Sou
("King of Beasts," Chairman of Japanese Fencing Federation)


MARUYAMA Karina
(Former Nadeshiko Japan player)


NAKAYAMA Kinnikun
(Entertainer and bodybuilder)

 

How to Participate

Advance application or lottery / Free
(application deadline: Sunday June 19)
Please refer to the special website for details (in Japanese only).

Special Website

Website (External link)

Other

Those unable to attend the ceremony can enjoy it remotely via a stream on YouTube, etc. that will be available on the day.

* In addition, there will be appearances by many Olympians, Paralympians, and the Games Mascots!

Sports Experience

The sports experience will feature various contents for many visitors to enjoy, including experiences using digital technology and an exhibition of autographed medalist items.

DAY 1

Date/Time

Saturday July 23, 10:00 to 17:00

Location

Japan National Stadium (10-1, Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)

How to Participate

Free (same-day reception)

Content

  • Sports experience (BMX, Rowing (Paralympic))
  • Digital sports experience (VR wheelchair racing, AI-based physical fitness test)
  • Exhibition of Tokyo 2020 Games opening ceremony costumes, autographed  medalist items, etc.
  • Cultural experience, information on reconstruction in disaster-affected areas, etc.

DAY 2

Date/Time

Thursday July 28, 11:00 to 18:00

Location

Tachikawa Stage Garden (3-3, Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo)

How to Participate

Free (same-day reception)

Content

  • Sports experience (Sport climbing, Para judo, Boccia)
  • Digital sports experience (VR wheelchair racing, AI-based physical fitness test)
  • Exhibition of Tokyo 2020 Games opening ceremony costumes, autographed medalist items, etc.
  • Games Mascots appearance, etc.


VR wheelchair racing


Games Mascots appearance

For event information, please refer to the special website for details.

Special Website (External link)


One Year Anniversary Ceremony

For more information about of the Tokyo 2020 Games One Year Anniversary commemorative events, please see “Sports Tokyo Information” website.

“Sports Tokyo Information” website


Sports Tokyo Information

We will also post information about the event on the official SNSs listed below. We hope that you will follow them!

Twitter( External link )
Facebook( External link )
Instagram( External link )


Twitter


Facebook


Instagram

*Please click here for the original Japanese press release.

Inquiries (Assistance in Japanese only)

Sports Legacy Utilization Section
Comprehensive Sports Promotion Division
BUREAU OF CITIZENS, CULTURE AND SPORTS
Phone: 03-5320-7654

Return to top of page