Hundreds of of us, in conjunction with medalists who maintain returned from Tokyo, gathered shut to the Eiffel Tower to welcome the handover of the Olympic flag to Paris, which will host the Video games in 2024.
A flyover by jets from the Patrouille de France (“Patrol of France”) launched blue, white and crimson smoke — the colours of the French flag — within the sky of the capital.
French President Emmanuel Macron used to be filmed on the high ground of the Eiffel Tower saying the Olympic slogan “better, sooner, stronger” and adding: “Collectively.”
Organizers deliberate to unfurl a football-field sized flag with the emblem of Paris 2024 from atop the tower but opted against it due to windy climate.
The event took plight at some stage within the Tokyo Video games closing ceremony, after the Olympic flag used to be formally handed over to Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo.
It used to be adopted by a live efficiency performed by French artist Woodkid at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.
Paris will put of living up the Video games 100 years after final records superhighway hosting the Olympics in 1924.