Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has declared 22-year-old Mete Gazoz, a recurve archer who bagged a gold medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, an "idol" at a dinner ceremony held at the Presidential Complex in the capital Ankara.
"Mete has become an idol who will make archery to be loved by coming generations," he said.
President Klaus Iohannis decorated the nine Romanian athletes who have won medals in the Tokyo Olympic Games, during a ceremony that took place, on Wednesday, at the Cotroceni Palace.
Chairman of the Romanian Olympic Committee (COSR) Mihai Covaliusaid on Friday that lately Romania has massively exported know-how, meaning the Romanian sports coaches who went abroad, and that he feels Romanian sports need to bring in coaches from abroad, following the model of the rowing federation.
Brdo pri Kranju – President Borut Pahor and Minister of Sport Simona Kustec received the Slovenian Tokyo Olympics team at Brdo pri Kranju on Tuesday, congratulating and thanking the athletes for their achievements at the latest Summer Games. They also highlighted the role of sports in boosting a sense of community and bringing people together.
Although not without its problems, most notably the absence of fans from venues in the Japanese capital, coronavirus has been a merciful sideshow to displays of sporting greatness.
Everyone involved will keep their fingers firmly crossed that the Olympics in three years' time will be able to be held in normal circumstances.
Turkish athletes bagged a total of 13 medals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which ended on Aug. 8, making it the most successful Games ever for their country in terms of total medals won.
Turkey grabbed two gold medals, two silvers and nine bronze medals while also being represented for the first time in the final of some events.
Tokyo – Slovenian athletes participating in the 32nd Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo have won three gold medals, the largest number at any Olympics, summer or winter, since independence. With three golds, one silver and one bronze, the medal tally is the best for Slovenia at Summer Games yet.
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“Merci Tokyo” from Paris which will host the 2021 Olympic Games