First Minister Paul Givan has sent his best wishes to all the local athletes competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
First Minister Paul Givan said: “The Olympics is one of the biggest sporting events in the world and it is wonderful to have so many athletes from Northern Ireland competing at this level. These are hugely talented sportsmen and sportswomen. After years of dedication and sacrifice, they have reached the pinnacle of their careers and are up there with the best in their field.
“We are incredibly proud of what all our athletes have achieved in securing a place at the Olympics and I send them my best wishes for a successful Games.”