Tokyo Olympics: what are athletes from 205 nations shipping to the Games?


The postponed Tokyo Olympics are about to start, albeit with no hugging or high-fives. More than 11,000 athletes will compete in 339 sporting events across more than 40 venues. They will be bonded by the Olympic spirit of friendship, solidarity, fair play – and global logistics.There are not just athletes from 205 different nations making their way to Japan, so too are thousands of tonnes of equipment and supplies.Hundreds of containers packed weeks, or even months ago, are arriving at the…

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