Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule for 2021

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The eagerly-anticipated Tokyo Olympics will officially run between July 24 and August 8 in 2021. All the dates has been carefully worked out, taking into account the popularity of different events, the rules and regulations of various International Federations, the global TV audience, and the well-being of the athletes.

The Tokyo 2020 schedule will not kick off with the Opening Ceremony as usual. The first 2 days will include the preliminary matches of football as well as softball, one of the new sports to be introduced to the Olympics. The opening ceremony will take place on July 23. The closing ceremony will be on the final day of the Olympics (August 8).

There is an incredible amount of sporting competitions to look forward to at various Olympic venues. The athletics events start on July 30 at the new Tokyo Stadium and every single session will feature finals and medal ceremonies.

Full Tokyo 2020 Olympics Schedule for 2021

SportDiscilplineDates
AquaticsSwimmingJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 1 (Sunday)
DivingJuly 25 (Sunday) – July 28 (Wednesday), July 30 (Friday) – August 7 (Saturday)
Artistic SwimmingAugust 2 (Monday) – August 4 (Wednesday), August 6 (Friday) – August 7 (Saturday)
Water PoloJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 8 (Sunday)
Marathon SwimmingAugust 4 (Wednesday) – August 5 (Thursday)
ArcheryJuly 23 (Friday) – Julyt 31 (Saturday)
AthleticsTrack & Field / MarathonJuly 30 (Friday) – August 8 (Sunday)
Race WalkJuly 30 (Friday), August 6 (Friday) – August 7 (Saturday)
BadmintonJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 2 (Monday)
Baseball/SoftballBaseballJuly 28 (Wednesday) – August 5 (Thursday), August 7 (Saturday)
SoftballJuly 21 (Wednesday) – July 22 (Tuesday), July 24 (Saturday) – July 27 (Tuesday)
Basketball3×3 BasketballJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 28 (Wednesday)
BasketballJuly 25 (Sunday) – August 8 (Sunday)
Boxing *July 24 (Saturday) – August 1 (Sunday), August 3 (Tuesday) – August 8 (Sunday)
CanoeSlalomJuly 25 (Sunday) – July 30 (Friday)
SprintAugust 2 (Monday) – August 7 (Saturday)
CyclingBMX FreestyleJuly 31 (Saturday) – August 1 (Sunday)
BMX RacingJuly 29 (Thursday) – July 30 (Friday)
Mountain BikeJuly 26 (Monday) – July 29 (Tuesday)
RoadJuly 26 (Saturday) – July 25 (Sunday), July 28 (Wednesday)
TrackAugust 2 (Monday) – August 8 (Sunday)
EquestrianDressageJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 25 (Sunday), July 27 (Tuesday) – July 28 (Wednesday)
EventingJuly 30 (Friday) – August 2 (Monday)
JumpingAugust 3 (Tuesday) August 6 (Wednesday), August 7 (Friday) – August 7 (Saturday)
FencingJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 1 (Sunday)
FootballJuly 21 (Wednesday) – July 22 (Thursday), July 24 (Saturday) – July 25 (Sunday), July 27 (Tuesday) – July 28 (Wednesday), July 30 (Friday) – July 31 (Saturday), August 2 (Monday) – August 3 (Tuesday), August 5 (Thursday) – August 7 (Saturday)
GolfJuly 29 (Thursday) – August 1 (Sunday), August 4 (Wednesday) – August 7 (Saturday)
GymnasticsArtisticJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 29 (Thursday), August 1 (Sunday) – August 3 (Tuesday)
RhythmicAugust 6 (Friday) – August 8 (Sunday)
TrampolineJuly 30 (Friday) – July 31 (Saturday)
HandballJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 8 (Sunday)
HockeyJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 6 (Friday)
JudoJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 31 (Saturday)
KarateKata, KumiteAugust 5 (Thursday)- August 7 (Saturday)
Modern PentathlonAugust 5 (Thursday) – August 7 (Saturday)
RowingJuly 23 (Friday) – July 30 (Friday)
RugbyJuly 26 (Monday) – July 31 (Saturday)
SailingJuly 25 (Sunday) – August 4 (Wednesday)
ShootingRifle and PistolJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 25 (Sunday), July 27 (Tuesday), July 29 (Thursday) – August 2 (Monday)
ShotgunJuly 25 (Sunday) – July 26 (Monday), July 28 (Wednesday) – July 29 (Thursday), July 31 (Saturday)
SkateboardingParkAugust 4 (Wednesday) – August 5 (Thursday)
StreetJuly 25 (Sunday) – July 26 (Monday)
Sport ClimbingAugust 3 (Tuesday) – August 6 (Friday)
Surfing **July 25 (Sunday) – August 1 (Sunday)
Table TennisJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 30 (Friday), August 1 (Sunday) – August 6 (Friday)
TaekwondoJuly 24 (Saturday) – July 27 (Tuesday)
TennisJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 1 (Sunday)
TriathlonJuly 26 (Monday) – July 27 (Tuesday), July 31 (Saturday)
VolleyballBeach VolleyballJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 7 (Saturday)
VolleyballJuly 24 (Saturday) – August 8 (Sunday)

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