Fans following your performances at Tokyo 2020 will have an unforgettable experience, with 9,500 hours of content being produced by Olympic Broadcasting Services.

Several venues will introduce athletes with LED gates, enhancing your entry onto the field of play, with introduction slides also available to viewers watching from home.

Other offers such as Athlete Moment allow you to connect instantly with your supporters.

Games like no other

With billions of fans eagerly awaiting Tokyo 2020 globally, they will be able to follow you through the most comprehensive digital experience in the history of the Olympic Games.

Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) will be producing 30 per cent more content at Tokyo 2020 than at Rio 2016 across more formats, assisting the world’s broadcasters in bringing the Games to more people than ever before. This content production is estimated to total more than 9,500 hours at the Games, meaning that every one of you competing will be able to tell your sporting story on the screen.

At several venues, competing athletes will also be able to enjoy their own personalised athlete entry LED gates, announcing their arrival on the Olympic stage. And virtual athlete introduction slides will be in place for both individual and team sports, giving viewers around the world detail like never before on their screens.

OBS has also introduced innovative fan integration technology, which will allow you to feel the love from supporters worldwide. The fan video matrix will let fans feel as if they are a genuine part of the experience and share their reactions to your Olympic performances via five-second videos. A “cheer map” is also being introduced, which will show you how many fans back home are giving you a virtual push with their support.

And to give you that hair-raising feeling when you’re on the field of play, OBS has put together a vast sound bank of crowd samples and ambience sound from previous Olympic Games for the majority of sports at Tokyo 2020. These sounds will be sure to get you in the zone when you’re going for gold.

Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) will be producing 30 per cent more content at Tokyo 2020 than at Rio 2016.

The fan video matrix will let fans feel as if they are a genuine part of the experience and share their reactions to your Olympic performances.

Creating special memories

Athlete Moment provides you with the opportunity to connect instantly with your loved ones straight after competition. You and up to five guests will be united through a video link as soon as your final competition is over, meaning that your special moment will be shared with your nearest and dearest.

In addition, Athlete365’s initiative with Greenfly and Getty Images means that sharing your professional competition photos with your fans on social media has never been easier. Getty Images will help you source your action shots at Tokyo 2020, while Greenfly allows you to share that content with your social media feeds instantly, allowing your supporters around the world to join you on your Olympic journey.

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