東京2020高校生英語スピーチコンテスト / Tokyo 2020 English Speech Contest



On December 22nd, 2019, The Organising Committee of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games held an English speech contest. 10 students who had been qualified for the final round from all over Japan participated in this contest, and G11 Mako Yamada received EF Special Award, which is next award to the championship.

The theme of the contest was “The power of sports and peace”. Mako spoke about her own experience of playing basketball with local children in the Philippines when she visited there as a volunteer and expressed her opinion about the significance of sports beyond winning or losing.