Manchester’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Celebration Event
On 12 October 2021, Ambassador Hayashi attended the Manchester’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Celebration Event which took place at Hallé St Peter’s.
In his speech, Ambassador Hayashi paid respect to the great achievement of the athletes from the area, and expressed his hope that Tokyo 2020 would help propel the ties between Japan and the UK even higher.
The event was hosted by Greater Manchester and Deloitte UK. Mr Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, and Mr. Andy Anson, CEO of British Olympic Association delivered their speeches in the event.