The Tokyo Olympics 2021 they will mark a milestone for the sport. Beyond the inescapable issue of the pandemic, they will be recognized as the first to fight – from within – for gender equality. So much so that the organization of the event promoted that the countries present a pair of flag bearers, that is, a man and a woman together. Indeed, Petra kvitova announced that he will have the honor of carrying the flag of the Czech Republic at the opening ceremony. “Honestly I am still speechless. Tomorrow I will carry the flag with great pride,” he wrote on his Twitter account. The tennis player will accompany NBA basketball player Tomas Satoransky.
Honestly am still speechless after being told about this. I will carry that flag with so much pride tomorrow ❤️ —- https://t.co/MyHE5PvEif
– Petra Kvitova (@Petra_Kvitova) July 22, 2021