Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games


The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will be held in Tokyo from July 24 to August 9, 2020. The capital of Japan was the host of the Games in 1964, the first Games held in Asia, and the fourth Games hosted by Japan. Winter Olympics were held in Sapporo in 1972 and in Nagano in 1998 where our greatest Alpine skier of all time Janica Kostelić debuted. The program of the Games comprises 38 sports and one sports branch according to the Croatian sports nomenclature, including the sports proposed by the Organizing Committee of Tokyo Olympics 2020; Karate, Skateboarding, Sports Climbing, Boarding, Baseball and Softball.

The Preparation and Participation Project of the Croatian athletes at Tokyo Olympics 2020 was adopted by the Croatian Olympic Committee’s Assembly in December 2016.


Olympic Candidates for Tokyo Olympics 2020

Zagreb, November 9, 2019 – The Day of Japan in Croatia – an exceptionally eventful happening  - was held at the Zagreb Museum Mimara, organized by the Japanese Embassy in the Republic of Croatia, led by the Ambassador Misako Kaji. The Japanese Ambassador, true lover of Croatia and Croatian sports, had the introductory word, followed by the welcoming speeches of partners in the organization of the event - leader of the Croatian Olympic Committee Zlatko Mateša and leader of the Croatian Paralympic Committee Ratko Kovačić. One of the participants was, of course, the Croatian Olympic Academy, whose President Tonči Tadić was also the moderator of an extremely interesting panel-event in Mimara.