India To Have Two Flag Bearers At The Tokyo Olympics 2021 Asserts IOA To Promote Gender Equality

India To Have Two Flag Bearers At The Tokyo Olympics 2021 Asserts IOA To Promote Gender Equality

The IOA has revealed that both a male and female flag bearer will be named by India in the imminent days to promote gender equality at the Tokyo Olympics 2021

Almost 100 athletes from India are sweating day and night in the preparations of the Tokyo Olympics. This year India will have two flag bearers at the Tokyo Olympics. This decision has been taken by keeping in mind gender equality. So this makes it clear that one flag bearer is going to be a female athlete and the other one will be a male athlete.

India To Have Two Flag Bearers At The Tokyo Olympics 2021

23rd July 2021 will be witnessing the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics 2021. It is the most awaited sports event in the entire world today. After the pandemic, many athletes and players have not participated in events for a long time. 

IOA Chief Narinder Batra Says India Will Reveal The Names Of The Male And Female Flag Bearers Soon

Recently in a press conference, Narindra Batra stated that this time India will have two flag bearers in the upcoming Olympic Games. Also, he added that soon the Indian Olympic Association will announce the names. According to sports critics, this decision has not been finalized yet as the deciding stage is going on.

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During the Rio de Janeiro Games in the year 2016, Abhinav Bindra was the flag bearer. All sports fanatics are curious to know the names of flag bearers from India this time. It would be a matter of great pride for the entire nation to see both a male and female athletes carry the country’s flag.

India is a land of diversity but still, there are many sections in the society where women’s equality is much needed. So such a decision at this grand level is definitely going to improve the status of women in India among all those societies.

Tokyo Olympics 2021

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This event was supposed to take place in 2020 but because of the Covid scenario, it got postponed to 2021. Players are considering it as an added advantage as they got an additional year to practice and brush up their skills more.

Fortunately, now everyone’s wait is over as within almost a month Olympic Games will be coming up with the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021.

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