Tokyo Olympic Games 2020

Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals are unveiled during the One Year to Go Olympic ceremony in Tokyo. Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open.

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IOC President Thomas Bach, right, performs mock fencing with Japanese junior high school student Yui Hashimoto during a Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 One year to Go ceremony event in Tokyo. Bach is a former Olympic fencer and won a team gold medal at the 1976 Montreal Games. Fans, sponsors and politicians celebrated the day around the Japanese capital, displaying placards and clocks showing 365 days to go until the opening ceremony on July 24, 2020.


International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach holds up mascots of Olympics' Miraitowa, right, and Paralympics' Someity during his visit to an office of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic organizers, in Tokyo.