SPORTS Tokyo unveils Olympic swimming and diving venue

SPORTS

Tokyo unveils Olympic swimming and diving venue

Xinhua

18:04, October 24, 2020

Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Seiko Hashimoto gives a speech during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese Paralympic swimming athlete Manami Urata gives a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese artistic swimming athletes Yukiko Inui (R) and Megumu Yoshida give a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Guests pose for photos during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike answers questions to media after the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese diving athlete Mai Yasuda gives a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Photo taken on Oct. 24, 2020, shows an interior view of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese diving athletes Ken Terauchi (L) and Sho Sakai give a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Guests cut the ribbon during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese swimming athlete Aito Yamaguchi gives a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Japanese artistic swimming athletes Yukiko Inui (front) and Megumu Yoshida give a demonstration during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Tokyo 2020 sports director Mikako Kotani attends the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games Seiko Hashimoto gives a speech during the Grand Opening Ceremony of Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 24, 2020. Tokyo Aquatics Centre will be used for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic swimming games. The ceremony, which was planned to be held in March this year, was postponed due to the COVID-19. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

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