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Worldwide shutdowns have resulted in a backlog of the planet’s biggest sporting events and this summer, pent-up athletes are finally getting to rage on the courts, tracks, and fields of the Olympics, Wimbledon, and the Euros. While titans do battle on the field, court, or pitch, we've been deliberating over what outfits we’ll watch them in, whether in attendance or armchair coaching.

Despite heavy criticism and rising Covid cases, the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games begin today. And though it'll be an uncanny episode unlike any other, the coming together of 11,000 athletes, 206 countries, and 41 different sports is still always going to birth some sartorial spectacle.

That much was certified before the 2020 Games even began, with Telfar, Les Benjamins, and SKIMS just some of the names involved in designing athlete and team gear this year. You've only got to look at the iconic, and many, style moments of Olympic history to know there's undoubtedly more to come.

There will be no physical audience at the Tokyo Games, so deciding what to wear will be done entirely from home this year. Even so, we've laid out three paths to gold medal fits.

Scroll for a guide on what to wear to the Olympics, at home.

Run It Up

Sea Skin Training T-Shirt

Sea Skin Training T-Shirt

$445

Marine Serre

Buy at ssense
Layered-Front Shell Track Pants

Layered-Front Shell Track Pants

$842

Y/Project

Buy at Matchesfashion
Gel-kayano 14

Gel-kayano 14

$159

ASICS

Buy at Slam Jam

Every armchair coach needs an over-the-top-techy ensemble to match. Going all out in that field, we've selected a Marine Serre track top, some super-lightweight shell pants, and a trusty ASICS runner, naturally.

Human Flag Ceremony

Pedal Drip Bucket Hat

Pedal Drip Bucket Hat

$219

Doublet

Buy at H. Lorenzo
Erminia Hooded Striped Down-filled Gown

Erminia Hooded Striped Down-filled Gown

$23000

Moncler Genius

Buy at Matchesfashion
Art Jeans

Art Jeans

$375

Charles Jeffrey Loverboy

Buy at ssense

The most global of stages demand maximum effort. Nothing says "giving it your all" like becoming a one-man flag ceremony. This grand entrance look comes courtesy of some Charles Jeffrey Loverboy pants and an absolutely wild down-filled gown from Moncler Genius. What country is yellow and green again?

Take Me To Japan

Camp-Collar Printed Woven Shirt

Camp-Collar Printed Woven Shirt

$570

Wacko Maria

Buy at Mr Porter
Cotton Tank Top

Cotton Tank Top

$43

COMME des GARÇONS SHIRT

Buy at ssense
Mid-Rise Straight-Leg Shorts

Mid-Rise Straight-Leg Shorts

$424

Junya Watanabe

Buy at Farfetch
Howl Mini Helmet Bag

Howl Mini Helmet Bag

$219

Porter-Yoshida & Co.

Buy at END.

Sadly we can't be at the Olympics this year, or anywhere remotely close to it. Even so, nothing says "I wish I were in Tokyo watching the speedskating" like a full Japan label fit. From Wacko Maria to the pedigree of Junya and CDG.

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