Muslim athletes, officials celebrate Eid at Tokyo Olympic Village


Tokyo: Muslim athletes and officials celebrated Eid-ul-Adha here at Olympic village. Pakistan’s contingent was also part of the festivity.

The administration of the Olympics arranged Eid prayers where the individuals prayed for each other success in the upcoming mega event.

Athletes from Pakistan and other countries congratulated each other on Eid after the prayers.

It must be noted that 10 athletes from Pakistan will participate in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

The list of Pakistani participants in the Olympics includes Arshad Nadeem (Javelin Throw), Najma Parveen (200m sprint), Mahoor Shahzad (Badminton), Shah Hussain Shah (Judo – 100kg category), Ghulam Mustafa Bashir, Mohammad Khalil Akhtar, Gulfan Joseph (Shooting), Bisma Khan, Syed Muhammad Haseeb Tariq (Swimming) and Talha Talib (Weightlifting – 67kg category).

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