Paralympic Committee display Afghan flag during opening ceremony in 'solidarity' with athletes who were forced to withdraw due to Taliban takeover
InternationalParalympic Committee displayed an Afghanistanflag at the Tokyo Games opening ceremony on Tuesday.
- The committee said it did so in "solidarity" with Afghan athletes.
- Afghanistan's two paralympic athletes were unable to fly to Japan because of the
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) displayed an Afghanistan flag at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Games on Tuesday in "solidarity" with Afghan athletes who had to withdraw from competing due to the Taliban takeover.
Two Afghan athletes were scheduled to compete in the
IPC President Andrew Parsons told Olympics.com that the Afghan flag would still be displayed as an "act of solidarity and peace."
The flag was carried by a
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