Mary Kom and Manpreet Singh are Flag Bearers of Tokoyo Olympics

IOC is a non-governmental sports activities corporation headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Updated: Jul 07, 2021 10:55:07 am

07 July 2021 Current Affairs:Boxer M.C. Mary Kom & men’s hockey crew skipper Manpreet Singh has been named for flag bearers at Tokyo Olympics from India. Both of them will be flag bearers for India at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics which is scheduled to be on 23 July 2021.

♦ Wrestler Bajrang Punia will be the flag bearer at the closing ceremony on August 8, 2021.
♦ This choice was communicated via Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to the Organising Committee of Olympics Games.
♦ In the Rio De Janeiro games (2016), India’s lone Olympic gold-medallist Abhinav Bindra was the flag bearer at the opening ceremony.
♦ In order to convey equality and parity among gender, International Olympic Committee had made provisions for flag bearers, at the governing board meeting, from each gender at the opening ceremony. IOC Executive Board additionally determined that there need to be at least one lady and one male athlete in every of the 206 teams and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team which are participating at the Games of the Olympiad.

International Olympic Committee (IOC):
♦ IOC is a non-governmental sports activities corporation headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland. It used to be constituted in the structure of an affiliation below the Swiss Civil Code in accordance with articles 60-79. IOC was founded with the aid of Pierre de Coubertin and Demetrios Vikelas in 1894. This authority is responsible for organising the modern Summer and Winter Olympic Games. International Olympic Committee is the governing authority of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs). There are 206 NOCs officially recognised through IOC, as of 2016.
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