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Olympic Golden Rings award winners unveiled

by International Olympic Committee 13 Nov 16:01 GMT
The Olympic Golden Ring © IOC / Greg Martin

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the winners of the prestigious award for the best broadcast coverage of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Awards were presented across 12 categories: Best Coverage by the Host Broadcaster; Best Athlete Profile; Best Equality & Inclusion Content; Best Innovation; Best Olympic Digital Service; Best Olympic Feature/Documentary; Best Olympic Programme; Best On-Air Promotion; Best Social Media Content/Production; Digital Fan Engagement; Commentary; and a Lifetime Commitment Award.

IOC President Thomas Bach, said: "The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 were the most engaged Olympic Games ever and another landmark moment in sports broadcasting history. Through the IOC's partnerships with leading media companies around the world, we are able to share the magic of the Olympic Games to inspire billions of people. Our close partnership with our broadcasters is a great reflection that we can only go faster, we can only aim higher, we can only become stronger, if we work together - in solidarity. There were more submissions for the Golden Rings Awards than ever before, and the breadth, diversity and creativity of the production is testament to the passion and commitment of the individuals who work with us to broadcast the Olympic Games."

Best Coverage by the Host Broadcaster

Gold: OBS - Sailing Team - Producer: Henry Mok - Director: Leon Sefton
Silver: OBS - Cycling - Mountain Bike - Producer: Chris Jensen - Director: Olivier Moser
Bronze: OBS - Surfing Producer: Helen Borobokas - Director: Lyle Fielmich