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Tokyo Olympics: Tweet about the wood used to make the logo will leave you impressed

Turns out, during 1964 Olympics, athletes from across the world brought seeds from their countires and the woood is taken from the trees that grew from them.

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Tokyo, First Published Jul 24, 2021, 12:28 PM IST
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After being delayed by a year due to the COVID pandemic, the Olympic Games have oficially began in Japan's Tokyo. However, this is not the first time the capital city has hosted the Games.
Since the opening ceremony, various kind sof tweets were shared on the official handle regarding information about the Games. Out of many, one tweet took people's attention. The post stated the details about how the wood was used to make the logo is special. Turns out, during 1964 Olympics, athletes from across the world brought seeds from their countires and the woood is taken from the trees that grew from them.
Let's take a look at the post: 


During the opening ceremony, the images and videos of different contingents from the countries were also shared on Twitter.
“They're here and they're representing over 1 BILLION people! #IND. Proudly carrying the flag are Olympic boxing medallist Mary Kom and hockey star Manpreet Singh for @WeAreTeamIndia,” reads the caption shared along with India contingent.

 

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