The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Unlike the Games you have watched in the past, you will not be hearing the applause at the Tokyo 2020 as spectators have been retricted. There will not be any cheer from the audiences. However, Astro will be bringing you the best coverage of Malaysian athletes as they compete for glory in the Tokyo 2020 with the latest updates, interviews, highlights, preview and many more.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be kicking off from 23 July to 8 August 2021.
Here are 30 Malaysian athletes to watch at the Games.
Azizulhasni Awang and Shah Firdaus (Men Sprint and Keirin)
Lee Hup Wei (Men High Jump)
Azreen Nabila (Women 100M)
Jeremiah Loo (Individual All-Around)
Farah Ann (Individual All-Around)
Welson Sim (Men 200M / 400M Freestyle)
Phee Jing En (Women 100M / 200M Breaststroke)
Khairul Anuar (Men Individual & Mixed Team)
Syaqiera Mashayikh (Women Individual & Mixed Team)
Gavin Kyle Green (Individual Stroke Play)
Kelly Tan (Individual Stroke Play)
Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi (Women 50M Rifle 3 Positions)
Khairulnizam Mohd Afendy (Laser – One Person Dinghy)
Nur Shazrin Mohd Latif (Laser Radial – One Person Dinghy)
Nuraisyah Jamil and Juni Karimah Noor Jamali (Women Two Person Dinghy)
Pandelela Rinong (Women 10M Platform – Individual & Synchro)
Leong Mun Yee (Women 10M Platform – Synchro)
Cheong Jun Hoong (Women 10M Platform – Individual)
Ng Yan Yee (Women 3M Springboard)
Nur Dhabitah Sabri (Women 3M Springboard)
Lee Zii Jia (Men’s Single)
Soniia Cheah (Women’s Single)
Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying (Mixed Doubles)
Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik (Men’s Doubles)
Chow Mei Kuan and Lee Meng Yean (Women’s Doubles)
The opening ceremony is at 8pm Tokyo time on 23 July.
The first gold medal is expected to be awarded in the women’s 10m air rifle early on 24 July, with the cycling road races following later that day.
The athletics events begin on 30 July, with 10 days of action culminating with the men’s marathon, which ends on the final day in Tokyo, 8 August. The women’s 100m final is on 31 July, and the men follow on 1 August.
The swimming events run from 24 July to 1 August, then attention moves to the velodrome for seven days of track cycling events from 2 August. The closing ceremony begins at 8pm Tokyo time on 8 August.