Portugal Mission to Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 was represented on Friday by 17 athletes in the Opening Ceremony Parade, in a delegation led by Major Generals Bearers Tilma Monteiro and Nelson Evora, who were very excited and more than renewable energy.
The moment left neither the British commentators on Eurosport nor the Twitter users who shared the photos countless times.
“They’re ready. Well, at least some of them,” said a British commentator for Eurosport.
Another commentator added, “Maybe too much.”
Watch the video of the moment that went viral:
Behind the scenes, the atmosphere was also festive.
a The Portuguese delegation was number 169 in the show And at 9:14 p.m. local time (2:14 p.m. in Lisbon) at the Tokyo National Stadium, the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games “minimum”, which was marked by covid-19 pandemic, not only for the absence of the public, but for the use of masks by all athletes.
Portugal will be represented by 91 athletes – because the surfer Frederico Moraes announced on Friday the withdrawalIn 17 sports, at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which officially opened today, after a year-long delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which will run until August 8.
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