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Paralympics kicks off, Afghanistan-sports flags will also be paraded

Everything is ready for the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. The opening ceremony is scheduled to be held tomorrow at the Olympic Stadium, and the first game is scheduled to be held on Wednesday. There will also be an Afghan flag flying: “Showing unity” to the two Afghan athletes Hussein Rasuli (discus throw) and Zakia Kudadadi (taekwondo) who were unable to reach Japan after being seized by the Taliban. As the President of the International Paralympic Committee Andrew Parsons announced at a media briefing in Tokyo. Representatives of the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) will carry the national flag in the parade.

Representing Italy in the largest expedition in history (115 athletes), will be the fencer Beatrice Vio of the 2016 Rio Olympics, and the swimmer Federico Moraci (Federico) Morlacchi), won 1 gold, 3 silver and 3 bronze since 2012 in London. “It’s beautiful, I can’t wait for tomorrow night-Vio admits-I am excited because it is more important than me. Fortunately Federico is there Help me find the right path, because I already know that I will spend all my time crying.”

Beibei had the opportunity to raise the flag in Rio at the closing ceremony. Tomorrow, as the Italian flag bearer, he will shoulder “the great responsibility of representing such a beautiful country. It is really great for me-he added-our country.” The fencing team is ready and loaded, and we can’t wait to start.”

Federico Morlacchi’s emotions are also very strong: “What we will experience tomorrow will be a unique emotion, because seeing the flames burning after a complicated year will be a kind of liberation”, the swimmer explained that the first is the anticipation of the competition. Then came the sweet anticipation. “My goal in the Olympics is very simple-Morlacchi added-I just want to have fun and enjoy. Then from September 5th, the most difficult task will begin. Father’s task will not be completed in the end. Have been trained…”. (deal with).

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