The Relative Success of Tokyo 2020

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IF

typical Olympics are meant to, at least temporarily, inspire people around the world and provide joy…

THEN

Tokyo 2020 did that, at least to a certain degree…

BECAUSE

even with cases are rising around the world, especially in Tokyo and Japan which caused mixed emotions among the Japanese public, there were many moments that provided inspiration: Simone Biles withdrawing from competition to focus on her mental health, two high jumpers agreeing to share gold, the amazing successes of Canadian athletes, you name it. Tokyo 2020 had it all, good and bad.

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