Video / The moment when Albania parades with the flag at the Olympic Games in Tokyo
The Olympic Games have officially started in Tokyo.
In fact for the first time everything is different. Years was canceled due to the pandemic but even this year, it is affected by the pandemic. The Olympics are held without fans, except outside when some of them are gathered.
Athletes have the only supporters nearby their compatriots, such as Albanians who marched with the red and black flag in their hands.
This is the moment:
Meanwhile, more than 11,300 athletes from 207 different nations will compete over two weeks. The best will be rewarded with medals, for which they have long waited.
"I think it will be a moment of joy and relief when entering the stadium, a moment of joy in particular for athletes, because I know how wanting this moment," said the president of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, who added: " "Regardless of the circumstances, they can enjoy the moment."