During the last weeks the participants of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have begun to compete in different sports. They have certainly given a great performance in every competition, but one of the things that has also caught the attention of the public is that on several occasions the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have decided to use themes from animated movies and famous anime to cheer the players on.
In the Mixed Archery match, the opening song for Attack on Titans has been used to inspire the competition between the United States and Indonesia. In this case, a Mexican gymnast has decided to go a step further by using the Demon Slayer’s main theme called “Zenitsu Theme” to show his skills, and he certainly has done amazing. Next, we show you how this presentation has been.
Alexa Moreno performs her stunts using the Kimetsu no Yaiba song at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
This June 26, 2021, the 26-year-old Mexican gymnast old, Alexa Moreno, known for being a bronze medalist in Horse Jumping at the 2018 World Artistic Gymnastics World Cup, has performed in the Horse Jumping competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games using the theme «Zenitsu Theme »From the anime film Demon Slayer: The Infinite Train. The gymnast got a total of 14,663 points in the test, thus qualifying for the final and becoming the second Mexican gymnast to reach a Horse Jumping final at the Olympic Games, after Denisse López at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
The impressive thing about this is that in addition to celebrating this achievement with the gymnast, Demon Slayer fans went crazy, since her presentation was amazing when using the theme of said franchise. In fact, the official account of The Olympic Games shared one of the fragments of Alexa Moreno’s test so that followers can appreciate the impressive jumps she has made. We leave you the tweet so you can see the video.
This is how it flies, Alexa! 🇲🇽🤸♀️
– The Olympic Games (@juegosolimpicos) July 25, 2021
After finishing the competition, Alexa Moreno had a little interview with the Mexican journalist Alberto Lati, who asked him why he had chosen the Demon Slayer song for such an important presentation at the Olympic Games. In the following tweet you can see the response that the gymnast gave Alberto Lati.
Regarding the chosen song, Alexa Moreno explains to me: “I love Demon Slayer. I need that music to be able to win the stunts, it motivates me (LAUGHS). I also like My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist, many manga. In Japan I am in my mere mole ”.
– Alberto Lati (@albertolati) July 25, 2021
Apparently, Alexa Moreno has always been a big fan of Demon Slayer, she has even seen the manga, and not only of this title, but also of My Hero Academia, Fullmetal Alchemist, and other anime that are recognized worldwide. Demon Slayer: The Infinity Train Zenitsu Theme is played by artist Samuel, which has given her that touch of perfect sentiment to convince Alexa Moreno to use the song as part of her Horse Jumping test. This is not the first time that animes show off at the Tokyo Olympic Games, since TVE has also used Spirited Away to promote the summary of the matches.