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What did you think of the team uniforms at the Tokyo Olympic opening ceremony?


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So many countries sporting combinations of red, white & blue. According to custom & tradition, white signifies ‘purity & innocence’; red, ‘hardiness & valor’ while blue signifies ‘vigilance, perseverance & justice’. It’s interesting to try to interpret which countries morally & ethically embody the traditional meanings of those colors.

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Many perhaps still very confused Taiwan’s athletes since 2016 dress as “Chinese Taipei”. Yet, the uniforms do sport tiny, little “triangle designs, symbolic of the 100 peaks of Taiwan, giving a blessing for all the athletes to be on top and achieve great results.”

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Looks like China has scrapped their 2016 ‘tomatoes & eggs’ schema to now embrace a theme of red over white.

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Did that naked Tongan guy make another appearance covered in coconut oil?

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nothing.i dont care.

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Yes. Coconut oil is part of his ‘team uniform’ @Pukey2 9:08am. While it is high in fat, he was not.

“Did that [partially] naked Tongan guy make another appearance covered in coconut oil?”

Btw: its part of his training regime:

*- “Coconut oil contains natural saturated fats that increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels in your body. They may also help turn LDL (bad) cholesterol into a less harmful form. By increasing HDL, many experts believe that coconut oil may boost heart health compared with many other fats.” -*

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Let us remember that in ancient Greece the Athletes competed naked.

I think we should go back to the source.

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