On June 23 1894, the International Olympic Committee was created. This year, with the COVID-19 pandemic continue; Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee presented a series of Move, Learn and Discover events to commemorate the June 23 Olympic Day celebration with “Train with Olympians” online session and “Stronger Together” – Olympic Protocol webinars. Thousands of sport enthusiasts have participated in the week-long celebration leading up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The June celebration kicked off with the launch of a new Olympic Day billboard on display at the Sport Joint Office Tower, home to many Chinese Taipei Olympic Sports Federations in Taiwan. To stay active during COVID-19 Level 3 alert measures, sporting fans are invited to join Taiwan Olympians from athletics, badminton, boxing, gymnastics and shooting sport in online fitness training sessions on Facebook and Instagram. The event has drawn more than 60,000 to take part.
On June 22 and 23, athletes, coaches, representatives of Chinese Taipei NFs and sport enthusiasts participated in the Olympic Protocol seminars to learn the history of Chinese Taipei NOC’s participating in the Olympic Movement and the modern Olympic Games, as well as the latest COVID-19 prevention measures in the Playbooks set out for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Athens 2004 & Beijing 2008 taekwondo gold & bronze medalist, Mr. CHU Mu-Yen OLY joined in the Meeting with Olympian session to share his Olympic Games stories and experiences as an Athletes’ Committee member for Chinese Taipei Olympic Committee and the Olympic Council of Asia.