Sport NZ: Tokyo Olympics good time for getting young people into sport

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 8:50AM
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Sport NZ: Tokyo Olympics good time for getting young people into sport

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 8:50AM

The Tokyo Olympics could be a good chance to get more young people interested in sport.

New Zealand athletes will be back in action today in the triathlon, shooting, rugby sevens, tennis, cycling and hockey.

They'll also be out on the water in the surfing, rowing, swimming and sailing.

Sport New Zealand National Sport Development Manager Alex Chiet told Kate Hawkesby it's a good time for sport.

“Kids and families are captivated by seeing different athletes in different sports. It's great for young people to see different sports than they'd usually see here in New Zealand.”

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