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The Paris 2024 Olympic Games will have a daily parade of Olympic medalists

The Paris 2024 Olympic Games will have a daily parade of Olympic medalists

The Olympic torch was lit in ancient Olympia and will arrive in France on May 8 in the port city of Marseille, after a voyage on the three-masted ship, Belem.

The athletes who win a medal during the Paris 2024 Olympic Games They will be able to participate one day after achieving their precious metal in a “parade” in the Trocadero Gardens, renamed “Champions Park”, as announced this Tuesday by the Committee in charge of organizing the event.

This tourist area, located in front of the characteristic Eiffel Tower, will host “a parade of all the medalists the day before”, before 13,500 people, explained Martin Fourcade, president of the Paris 2024 Athletes Commission. This event, which will bring together the medalists by discipline and not by delegation, will last one hour a day and will not be mandatory for athletes. “It will be the only contact they will have with the public during the Games,” Foucarde added.

The french city will be transformed to host the Olympic Games, scheduled from July 26 to August 11, a century after organizing the last ones. It will have 26 areas for fans, in addition to the Trocadero and La Villette, as announced by the Paris City Hall at a press conference.

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This will be the medals for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

This will be the medals for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

On the same day of obtaining the medal, the decorated athletes will be able to go to the Parisian park of La Villette, which will be transformed into the “Park of Nations”, with the different national clubs. There, they will be received by thousands of people who follow the development of the event.

The authorities will also organize a “district Olympiad” prior to the Games and a “big dive” in the Seine at the end of June, in which Mayor Anne Hidalgo will participate. A traditional Seine river boat, known as pénichewill host the “Pride House”, in front of the Invalides, a fan zone dedicated to the LGBT community and its inclusion in sport.

Source: Ambito

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