KATHMANDU, JULY 23
The 32nd Summer Olympics is going to be formally inaugurated today.
The 2021 Olympics will be inaugurated at 4:45 Nepal time amidst a special event which will be held in Tokyo, the capital of Japan.
Though the Olympics is going to be formally inaugurated today, organised have already begun hosting a few games since Wednesday.
Athletes, coaches and sports officials have already reached Tokyo to participate in the sporting mega event.
Similarly, the 23-member Nepali team, including five athletes and four coaches, has already reached Tokyo.
Swimmers-- Gaurika Singh and Alex Shah would carry the national flag in the march-past during the inaugural event.
Though the Summer Olympics was scheduled to be held in 2020, it was delayed by one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The matches are going to be held without spectators.
Of the five Nepali athletes participating in the Olympics, Kalpana Pariyar (Shooting) will compete on Saturday morning.
Pariyar is set to compete in the women 10-metre air rifle shooting event.
The match will start at 5:15 am Nepal time on Saturday.