JANJA GARNBRET CONTINUES TO MAKE HISTORY, BEARS SLOVENIAN FLAG AT TOKYO 2020 CLOSING CEREMONY
The Games of the XXXII Olympiad came to an end on Sunday, 8 August at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, where the Closing Ceremony formally marked the passing of the baton from the current to the next Summer Olympic host city – Paris, France.
Sport Climbing star and Olympic gold medalist Janja Garnbret of Slovenia was one of 206 flag bearers that paraded in the stadium, representing the 205 National Olympic Committees and the IOC Refugee Olympic Team. By carrying the Slovenian flag, she became the first flag bearer representing Sport Climbing at an Olympic Ceremony.
Garnbret won the women’s Combined Olympic gold medal on 6 August, becoming the first female Olympic Champion in the history of Sport Climbing.
Janja Garnbret of Slovenia competes in the women's Combined final at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Photo: Dimitris Tosidis/IFSC