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Olympia 2021 schedule, dates, time difference, information - Olympic Games in Tokyo

Olympia 2021 was originally supposed to be Olympia 2020. The sports event in Tokyo, Japan, was originally planned for the period from July 24, 2020 to August 9, 2020. But then the Olympic Games were postponed to 2021.

Here you can find out what current new information is available on the dates, the schedule, the competitions, disciplines and the time. You will also learn interesting facts about buying tickets, spectators in the stadium, the futuristic mascots and the time difference.

Olympia 2021 - schedule: New date due to the pandemic situation

Because of the corona virus, the Olympic Games will only take place a year later. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) postponed the Games by almost exactly one year. You will now in all likelihood from July 23, 2021 to August 8, 2021 held in Tokyo. The IOC and the organizers in Tokyo are still willing, despite the unclear situation, at the beginning of February 2021, strict requirements for journalists and athletes were already published.

Due to the uncertain pandemic situation, it is still difficult to predict whether this deadline can be finally kept. A final decision will be made by April at the latest expected, according to a statement from the President of the German Olympic Sports Confederation, Alfons Hörmann.

Olympia 2021: schedule, dates, time - 339 competitions

In 33 sports are 339 competitions in 51 disciplines carried out. Fans already want to know the schedule, dates and times: When will which sport, discipline and which competition take place? We will inform you about changes and postponements of dates here.

For a number of sports we offer more details on the schedule. For more information, simply click on the respective blue link.

Here is the schedule for the 2021 Olympics:

Schedule Olympia 2021

datedisciplinedecisions
23 July 21Opening ceremony
July 24th to August 2ndbadminton5
July 28th to August 7thbaseball1
July 21st to July 27thSoftball1
July 25th to August 8thbasketball2
July 24th to July 28th3x3 basketball2
July 23rd to July 31stArchery5
July 24th to August 8thBoxing13
July 24th to August 1stfencing12
July 21st to August 7thSoccer2
July 24th to August 6thWeightlifting14
July 29th to August 7thgolf2
July 24th to August 8thHandball2
July 24th to August 6thhockey2
July 24th to August 6thJudo15
August 2nd to August 7thCanoe / racing12
July 25th to July 30thCanoe / slalom4
August 5th to August 6thKarate / Kata2
August 5th to August 7thKarate / Kumite6
July 30th to August 8thathletics48
August 5th to August 7thModern pentathlon2
August 2nd to August 8thCycling / track12
July 31st to August 1stCycling / BMX / Freestyle2
July 26th to July 27thCycling / mountain biking2
July 24th to July 28thCycling / street4
July 24th to July 28thEquestrian sport / dressage2
August 3rd to August 7thEquestrian / jumping2
July 30th to August 2ndEquestrian sport / versatility2
August 1st to August 7thWrestling / Freestyle12
August 1st to August 7thWrestling / Greco-Roman6
July 23rd to July 30throwing14
July 26th to July 31st7 rugby2
July 24th to August 2ndshoot15
August 4th to August 5thSwimming / open water2
July 24th to August 2ndSwimming / pool35
August 2nd to August 7thSwimming / Synchron2
July 24th to August 1stSwimming / water polo2
July 25th to August 7thSwimming / diving8
July 26th to August 5thsailing10
July 25th to August 5thskateboard4
August 3 to August 6Climb2
July 25th to July 28thsurfing2
July 24th to July 27thTaekwondo8
July 24th to August 1sttennis5
July 24th to August 6thTable tennis5
July 26th to July 31stTriathlon3
July 24th to August 3rdGymnastics / Artistic Gymnastics14
August 6th to August 8thGymnastics / rhythmic gymnastics2
July 30th to July 31stGymnastics / trampoline2
July 24th to August 7thVolleyball / beach2
July 24th to August 8thVolleyball / hall2
8th AugustClosing ceremony


You can also find a good overview of the schedule for the 2021 Summer Olympics on this page.

Olympic Games 21 in Tokyo: opening ceremony, venues and dates

As already mentioned, the 2021 Summer Olympics will take place from July 23rd to August 8th.

  • Opening ceremony: July 23, 2021 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium
  • Closing ceremony: August 8, 2021 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium

The the exact course of the opening ceremony for 2021 is unclear, What is certain is that the hosts of the following games, USA and France, will arrive in the stadium before the hosts. For the 2020 celebration it was planned that the refugee team would walk into the stadium behind the traditional number 1. It has not yet been confirmed whether this process will be maintained.

Competition venues and stadiums Olympia 2021

Next to the Olympic Stadium, which was designed for 1.3 billion euros by star architect Kengo Kuma and is reminiscent of the pagoda of an old temple, there are many other competition venues in Tokyo. The venues around the Olympic Village are located within a radius of 8 kilometers and can be reached via short distances. In the Heritage Zone the Olympic Stadium, the handball hall, the riding course and the table tennis hall are located in the Tokyo Bay Zone the rowing and canoeing courses, the Gymnastics Center and the Tokyo Aquatics Center. Outside Tokyo football tournaments, golf tournaments, basketball or baseball are played. Sailing and the marathons don't take place in Tokyo either.

Read more here: Olympia 2021: venues, venues, stadiums.

Olympia 2021 live on TV

The Olympic Games 2021 will be live on free TV at Eurosport transferred, the rights are held by DiscoveryGroup. Also the public broadcasters ARD and ZDFhave sub-licenses to broadcast the Olympic Games. Detailed information on the broadcast of the Olympic Games 2021 can be found in the following article.

Read more here: Olympia 2021 live on TV and stream: Transmission & TV dates

Olympia 2021: which disciplines, sports and competitions are new?

Skateboarding will be part of the Summer Games as a discipline for the first time in 2021. At the moment, twelve-year-old Lilly Stoephasius is the greatest German Olympic hope in this sport. On September 1, 2019, she again became German skateboard champion in Düsseldorf.

These are all new sports and disciplines at the Olympics in Japan:

  • Swimming: 800 m (men), 1500 m (women), 4x100 m mixed relay
  • Archery: mixed event
  • Athletics: 4x400 m mixed relay
  • Basketball: 3x3 (men and women)
  • Cycling: BMX Freestyle Park, Madison (B / L)
  • Fencing: team competition for women and men
  • Judo: Mixed Team Event
  • Table tennis: mixed doubles
  • Triathlon: Mixed Team Relay

Here is an overview of all sports: Olympics 2021: Sports and disciplines of the Olympic Games in Japan.

Tickets for the Summer Games in Japan, Tokyo: where can I get tickets?

The Olympic Committee wants up At the end of March a decision on the participation of viewers meet at the Olympic Games in 2021. As soon as this decision has been made, we will inform you here. Tickets that have already been purchased are still valid for 2021, this has been confirmed by the OK. Current information on ticket sales can be found on the official website of the organizer.

Olympia 2021: Time difference Japan / Germany

Many fans wonder when they can watch the Olympic Games live on free TV or stream. That depends crucially on the time zones or the time difference / time difference between Japan and Germany. Tokyo is in the Japan Standard Time (JST) time zone and is seven hours ahead of Germany in the summer. In Japan there is also no time change between summer and winter - but there is in Germany. For example, if it is 12 noon in summer, it is already 7 p.m. in Tokyo (+7 hours).

Results and medal table

How many medals will Germany win at the 2021 Olympics? Here you can find the medal table: Olympia 2021: Medal table up-to-date - results, results, evaluation.

Summer Olympics 2021: Olympics or Olympics - what's the difference?

While the Olympics or Summer Olympics mean the sporting event itself, the Olympics, strictly speaking, only mean the period that lies between two games - i.e. four years.

Olympia 2021: The mascots Miraitowa and Someity

The futuristic mascots of the Olympic Games go by the names Miraitowa (blue) and Someity (pink). Miraitowa represents the upcoming Olympics and has the ability to teleport from place to place super-fast. The name of the blue character goes back to the Japanese word "mirai" for future. The good-hearted Someity stands for the Paralympics ("towa" = eternity), loves nature and is reminiscent of the Japanese cherry blossom. She has telekinetic skills and can talk to stones and the wind. Schoolchildren in Japan had a say in the design of the figures with the big googly eyes.(AZ)

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