• SHARE

Plenty of world records were broken at the Tokyo Games (partly thanks to a very fast track), and a number of new sports and variations were introduced.

But beyond the more obvious first (yes, the pandemic Olympics), there was a dizzying array of other accomplishments and milestones.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

PHOTO GALLERY (CLICK TO ENLARGE)