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Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020 Summer Games

In 2020, New Zealand athletes will arrive in Tokyo on the hunt for medals at the XXXII Olympic and XVI Summer Paralympic Games.

Behind many of these athletes, there is High Performance Sport NZ. We are a one-stop-shop for athletes and coaches that provide funding, a nationwide network of training centres and truly world-leading performance support.

Our job is to ensure that athletes competing in Tokyo have the best preparation possible. Like them, we have an unwavering commitment to excellence through our vision of inspiring the nation through more New Zealanders winning on the world stage.

Tokyo 2020 in brief
XXXII Summer Olympic Games XVI Summer Paralympic Games
Dates 24 Jul 2020 – 9 Aug 2020 25 Aug 2020 – 6 Sep 2020
Athletes 11,091 athletes
Sports  33 sports  22 sports
Debuts Karate, Skateboarding, Sport Climbing, Baseball/Softball (reintroduced) and Surfing  Badminton and Taekwondo

Latest Tokyo 2020 Journal Posts

April 2019

Tokyo 2020 and beyond

March 2019

Olivia McTaggart clears a new bar

February 2019

TOKYO 2020: NZOC Health Team Applications Open