FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Rémi Feutrier, head of Japan’s handball team and social networks heavyweight • FRANCE 24 English” – below is their description.
Now to Japan, where the #TokyoOlympics open in a few days. Just before entering his bio-secure bubble, one of the athletes spoke to us about his appearance on the world’s biggest sporting stage. Born in France, #RémiFeutrier is the captain of the Japanese Olympic #handball team. Although he plays a minor sport, he is a social media star in Japan and, as we discover, has a keen sense of humour. A report by Constantin Simon, Aruna Popuri, Ryusuke Murata and Justin McCurry.
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France is a republic and the largest Western European nation. Through expansion and colonisation in the 17th and 18th centuries France became a great power and still retains territories around the world. It has a seat on the UN security council and is the world’s fourth most wealthy country with a high standard of living and strong cultural identity.
Japan is an island country in East Asia located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, Japan comprises an archipelago of 6,852 islands covering 377,975 square kilometers (145,937 sq mi); the country’s five main islands, from north to south, are Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is Japan’s capital and largest city.
Japan is divided into 47 administrative prefectures and eight traditional regions. The Greater Tokyo Area is the most populous metropolitan area in the world, with more than 37.4 million residents.
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