The year behind us put athletes’ resilience, will-power and strength to the ultimate test. Now they are coming back, more ready than ever, to the biggest field of play in the world to break the prejudices and set new records.
This field of play welcomes all individuals, regardless of their age, nationality, gender, ethnicity and other differences. It embraces all people at one place, whether they are spectators, sports fans or participants. Because fight and willingness to pursue a lifelong dream are what we all have in common, no matter what we do.
This field of play will also break down prejudices. In sports that have so far been mostly perceived as male, women will now compete for the first time in significant numbers. Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be inscribed in the history of sports as the first gender-balanced Olympic games, with 49% female participants registered.
Therefore, Visa will continue to celebrate all the differences, send the messages of support and motivation and highlight the importance of diversities in sports. Simply, the field of play is for all!