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The Yomiuri Shimbun

The Yomiuri ShimbunWeightlifters Kanae Yagi, left, and Namika Matsumoto hold the flags of Japan and Brazil during a ceremony Tuesday to welcome Japan to the Olympic Village at the Rio de Janeiro Games. About 80 Japanese athletes attended the ceremony and were greeted by Brazilian dancers and joyous music. “I aim to leave a solid record by making it to the finals,” said 16-year-old swimmer Rikako Ikee.Speech

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