Apple Planned to Release Country-Specific Watch Bands for Postponed 2020 Summer Olympics

Apple appears to have been planning to introduce country-specific Apple Watch bands for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, but with the games postponed until 2021 due to the global health crisis, they have yet to be released.

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Twitter account L0vetodream shared a few photos of the bands over the weekend, including one for the host country Japan and another for Denmark. The custom Sport Loops were designed to match each country's national flag, and they each have an abbreviated country name printed on the underside, such as DEN or JPN.

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Apple released similar country-specific bands for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, with 14 custom Woven Nylon bands made available for the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, South Africa, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan, Jamaica, Canada, China, Brazil, Australia, Germany, and France. The bands were available to the public at only one Apple Store in Rio de Janeiro, retailing for $49 each.

The 2020 Summer Olympics are now scheduled to begin Friday, July 23, 2021.

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Top Rated Comments

mrgraff Avatar
46 months ago

Does Denmark have a summer olympics team? :)
Fun fact: When Sweden competes against Denmark the scoreboard shows

SWE-DEN
and the missing letters are
DEN-MARK
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pressure Avatar
46 months ago

Does Denmark have a summer olympics team? :)
We did alright in 2016.

Gold in swimming (women's 50 m freestyle).
Gold in handball (men's handball tournament).
Silver in cycling (men's road race).
Silver in rowing (men's lightweight four).
Silver in wrestling (men's Greco-Roman 75kg).
Silver in canoeing (women's K-1 500m).
Silver in badminton (women's doubles).
Silver in athletics (women's 400m hurdles).
Bronze in rowing (women's coxless pair).
Bronze in cycling (men's team pursuit).
Bronze in swimming (women's 400m medley relay).
Bronze in cycling (men's omnium).
Bronze in sailing (laser radial).
Bronze in sailing (49erFX).
Bronze in badminton (men's singles).
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
IIGS User Avatar
46 months ago

Does Denmark have a summer olympics team? :)
Jamaica had a bobsled team. They made a movie about it. ;)
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GadgetBen Avatar
46 months ago
Have you seen his other recent tweets? He calls out all of the fake Apple leakers!

The ones he calls actors ?

It has caused quite a stir.



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HeavenDynamic Avatar
46 months ago
Hopefully they won't be sold exclusively in Japan like they did in Brazil.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mathiasec Avatar
46 months ago

Does Denmark have a summer olympics team? :)
15 medals at the last Olympics says yes...
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