Olympics 2021: the salto of Aït-Saïd during the parade of the French delegation

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The French delegation presented itself in penultimate position to complete the parade of nations during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. An arrival marked by the jokes of the tricolor flag-bearer Samir Aït-Saïd.

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The French have honored their status by doing the show. While it was not until the very end of the ceremony to witness the arrival of the French delegation in the Olympic stadium in Tokyo, the Blues were very cheerful, like their flag bearer Samir Ait Said , present alongside Clarisse Agbegnenou.

A few moments later made his entrance to complete the opening ceremony, the gymnast offered viewers a nice back salto, in front of the acclaim of the French athletes present in the parade. In the stands, Tony Estanguet and Emmanuel Macron were able to appreciate this communion.

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Argentina and Tonga also put on the show

This Friday, the French presented themselves dressed in blue, white or red just after the very important American delegation and before the host country, Japan. A position which can be explained by the status of France, the next organizer of the event, in Paris in 2024. Other delegates had previously provided the spectacle, between the Argentinian madness, the funny Italian look, or the coming of the Tongan mascot.

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Like its flag bearer Samir Ait Said, the French delegation will be on deck this Saturday with a busy schedule. Several athletes have already started their Olympic fortnight, between the French football team or the first rowing crews.

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