Four years ago, Ro de Janeiro hosted the Summer Olympics. In 2020, it is Tokyo's turn, which again becomes the headquarters of the Olympics after it was done for the first time in 1964.
This is the 32nd edition of the classic multidisciplinary competition, in which we will see athletes coming and going from all over the world to duel in sports such as athletics, swimming, artistic gymnastics or canoeing.
Spain has never done the good role of Barcelona 1992 again, edition in which it was in sixth place having won 13 gold medals. More recently, the victories of Mireia Belmonte, Rafael Nadal, Gervasio Deferr and Miguel Indurain stand out.
In this article we bring you all the information you have to know to prepare for the most exciting sporting event. Discover when and where the 2020 Olympic Games are held, as well as how to follow them on TV or on streaming.
When and where the 2020 Olympic Games are held
The 2020 Olympic Games will be held from July 24 to August 9 this year in Tokyo, the capital of Japan. In this sense, the opening ceremony will take place on July 24, an event that is sure to awaken the interest of many.
Over two weeks, several venues located in the Japanese city will host the celebration of tennis matches, gymnastic competitions, athletics races and many other events from a total of 48 different disciplines.
Once the Summer Olympics are over, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will begin. Specifically, they will start on August 25 and last until September 6. This summer also takes place 2020 Euro Cup.
Venues and disciplines of the 2020 Olympic Games
The venues Tokyo has chosen to host the different disciplines of the Olympics this year are already known. In addition, the almost forty different locations will be divided into three areas of the center, the coast and the surrounding area of the capital:
- Inheritance Zone (Olympic Stadium, Yoyogi National Gymnasium, Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium, Nippon Budokan, Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo Imperial Palace Garden)
- Tokyo Baha area (Kasai Rinkai Park, Oi Seaside Park, Olympic Aquatic Center, Tokyo Tatsuimi International Swimming Center, Yumenoshima Stadium, Ariake Arena, BMX Olympic Circuit, Gymnastics Olympic Center, Ariake Coliseum, Odaiba Marine Park, Shiokaze Park, Central Breakwater, Sports Center Aomi Urban)
- Tokyo Metropolitan Area (Asaka Field, Musashino Forest Sports Plaza, Ajinomoto Stadium, Saitama Super Arena, Enoshima, Makuhari Messe, Baji Koen, Kasumigaseki Country Club, Veldromo Izu, Japan Cycle Sports Center, Yokohama Stadium, Fukushima Azuma Bisbol Stadium)
There are some news regarding the disciplines that will participate in the Olympic Games this year, such as sport climbing, skateboarding or surfing. You can check all the sports in the official Web.
What Spanish and Spanish participate in the 2020 Olympic Games
Spain has been classified in the following disciplines: athletics, basketball, road cycling, climbing, football, artistic gymnastics, horse riding, field hockey, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, canoeing, rowing, taekwondo, shooting, sailing, beach volleyball and water polo.
Among the athletes who represent Spain in the 2020 Olympics are Alejandro Valverde, Mikel Landa, Alberto Gins, Beatriz Ferrer-Salat, Ona Carbonell, Paula Ramrez, Jess Tortosa and the men's football and basketball team.
How to watch the 2020 Olympics on TV
Although in the beginning the broadcast was in danger, it seems that the 2020 Olympic Games will be televised in Spain, one more edition, through the RTVE channels. Thus, it is expected that they take turns between La 1, La 2 and Teledeporte.
We will update this information when the event approaches.
How to watch the 2020 Olympic Games in streaming
If the broadcast is confirmed by RTVE, it can also be seen through its live tv platform in streaming. Again, we will update this information when we know the schedule, although remember to adapt to the Japanese schedule.
If RTVE does not finally broadcast the Olympic Games live, we advise you to follow all competitions through platforms of other public televisions such as the BBC. In this case you will need to install a VPN as NordVPN for view iPlayer from Spain.
How to watch the 2020 Olympic Games from Latin America
The Olympics can also be followed live from Latin America, although in this case you will also have to adjust to Tokyo's schedule. Some channels that will broadcast them are Caracol Televisin (Colombia), Televisa (Mexico) or Grupo Globo (Brazil).
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