The Olympic flag has arrived in Paris, the countdown to the 2024 Games has begun

The last French athletes engaged in the Tokyo Olympics arrived in France on Monday with the Olympic flag. The latter was then hoisted to the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

The  Tokyo Olympics  are officially over. The last French athletes landed on Monday, August 9 at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, alongside the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo and Tony Estanguet, the president of the Organizing Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

As soon as they arrived on the tarmac, they unfurled the Olympic flag, intoning the Marseillaise under a round of applause.

Among them, the French basketball player Evan Fournier. As soon as he returns, the latter is already planning the new season as he prepares to join the New York Knicks.

The next meeting for the  Summer Olympics will be in Paris , in 2024. Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of the capital, received the Olympic flag on Sunday from the hands of Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo.

“It’s going to be something very positive for our country and they are coming at a really good time,” she said on Monday as she got off the plane.

“Back from Tokyo with our athletes, to celebrate their fabulous career and the start of the Paris2024 Olympic adventure! 100 years after the last Games in Paris, what pride to welcome again this great world celebration of sport!”, S she is also delighted on Twitter.

The flag hoisted at the Hotel de Ville in Paris

The Olympic flag was then hoisted at the end of the afternoon at the Hôtel de Ville in Paris.

Paris will become the second city after London to host the Olympic Games for the third time. The year 2024 will mark the hundredth anniversary of the last Games held in the capital, in 1924.

Paris wants to organize the opening ceremony of the Games along the Seine in order to guarantee the widest possible access to the public. It would be the first time that the ceremony was not organized in an Olympic stadium.

Organizers promise a limited carbon footprint by planning to halve Games-related emissions and offsetting more carbon dioxide than the event will produce.

The organization of the 2024 Olympic Games should cost 3.9 billion euros, according to the official Paris 2024 website.

The last French athletes engaged in the Tokyo Olympics arrived in France on Monday with the Olympic flag. The latter was then hoisted to the Hôtel de Ville in Paris.

The Tokyo Olympics are officially over. The last French athletes landed on Monday, August 9 at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport, alongside the mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo and Tony Estanguet, the president of the Organizing Committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

As soon as they arrived on the tarmac, they unfurled the Olympic flag, intoning the Marseillaise under a round of applause.

The next meeting for the Summer Olympics will be in Paris, in 2024. Anne Hidalgo, the mayor of the capital, received the Olympic flag on Sunday from the hands of Yuriko Koike, the governor of Tokyo.

“It’s going to be something very positive for our country and they are coming at a really good time,” she said on Monday as she got off the plane.

“Back from Tokyo with our athletes, to celebrate their fabulous journey and the start of the Paris2024 Olympic adventure! 100 years after the last Games in Paris, what pride to welcome again this great world celebration of sport!”, S she is also delighted on Twitter.

The Olympic flag was then hoisted at the end of the afternoon at the Hôtel de Ville in Paris.

Paris will become the second city after London to host the Olympic Games for the third time. The year 2024 will mark the hundredth anniversary of the last Games held in the capital, in 1924.

Paris wants to organize the opening ceremony of the Games along the Seine in order to guarantee the widest possible access to the public. It would be the first time that the ceremony was not organized in an Olympic stadium.

Organizers are promising a limited carbon footprint by planning to halve Games-related emissions and offsetting more carbon dioxide than the event will produce.

The organization of the 2024 Olympic Games should cost 3.9 billion euros, according to the official Paris 2024 website.

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