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What should have been the Olympic Summer games of 2020, was unfortunately delayed a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. While it remains an edition unlike any other, Tokyo proves to be a gracious host to top-athletes from around the world that are going for gold. Another participant is Omega, acting as the official timekeeper for the 29th time. It started in Los Angeles in 1932, where Omega was the first watch brand responsible for the timekeeping of the entire event. While it was still mechanical stopwatches that determined the winner back then, strides were made to increase accuracy. In 1948 at the Olympic Games in London, Omega introduced the first photo-finish camera and a photoelectric cell that electronically stopped the time as soon as an athlete passed it. READ MORE

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