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Team USA Enters The Arena During 2020 Tokyo Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Jul 23, 2021, 8:24 AM | Updated: Jul 24, 2021, 8:01 am
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Flag bearers Sue Bird and Eddy Alvares of Team United States lead their team during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on July 23, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Team USA made their way through the arena during the Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games.

The Opening Ceremony was held on Friday morning as all the nations walked through the arena in the Parade of Nations, including Team USA. No fans or spectators were allowed to attend the event as Tokyo is in a state of emergency due to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

WNBA superstar and Olympic Gold Medalist Sue Bird and former SLCC star and USA Baseball player Eddy Alvares carried the United States flag during the Parade of Nations.

Locals athletes like Utah Jazz players Rudy Gobert and Joe Ingles walked with their respective home countries of France and Australia.

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