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  • Ah woman who has competed in seven Olympic Games, has been named president of Tokyo 2020.

  • Saeko Hashimoto resigned his Olympics minister on Thursday, paving the way for her to take up the role of head off the Olympic organizing committee.

  • She said she had the backing of Japan's prime minister.

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  • You know, Suga said, kind words that if I become a president of the organizing committee, he hopes I will do my best to make the Tokyo Games welcomed by the Japanese people.

  • And he also said the government would firmly support that.

  • Hashimoto replaces Yoshiro Mori, who was forced to resign last week after saying that woman talked too much.

  • The sexism row that his comments stirred marked a fresh blow to the Games, which have already been delayed by a year to use the health crisis.

  • A recent poll in Japan showed that 80% of the public thought it shouldn't go ahead as scheduled in July.

  • The saga also shone a spotlight on the deep rooted sexism that still exist in Japanese society.

  • Hashimoto will bring a wealth of experience to the role Ah lawmaker in Japan's ruling party.

  • She has served at the Olympics minister, Doubling his minister for women's empowerment since 2019, Hashimoto took part in four Winter Olympics as a speed skater on three Summer Olympics as a cyclist.

Ah woman who has competed in seven Olympic Games, has been named president of Tokyo 2020.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/18
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