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Tokyo 2020 Olympic executive board finalises composition

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All 34 members of the executive board of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games on Wednesday finalised the board’s composition with the appointment of six vice presidents, a director general and three senior executive board members.

The newly appointed members of the executive board are as follows:

Vice Presidents

  • Akio Toyoda (Chairman, Committee on Promotion of Sports, Keidanren / President, Toyota Motor Corporation)
  • Yoshitaka Sakurada (Minister in charge of Sports / Senior Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
  • Ichiro Kono (President, Japan Sport Council)
  • Tsunekazu Takeda (Member, International Olympic Committee / President, Japanese Olympic Committee)
  • Yasushi Yamawaki (Governing Board Member, International Paralympic Committee / Director of Japan Sports Association for the Disabled and Vice President of Japan Paralympic Committee)
  • Toshiyuki Akiyama (Vice Governor of Tokyo)

Director General

  • Toshiro Muto (Chairman, Daiwa Institute of Research / Chief Executive Officer, Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games)

Senior Executive Board Members

  • Yukihiko Nunomura (Former Director General, Sports and Youth Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology / Chief Operations Officer, Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games)
  • Hirobumi Kawano (Vice President, Japanese Olympic Committee)
  • Hiroshi Sato (Former Vice Governor of Tokyo / Chairman & President of the Credit Guarantee of Tokyo)

Yoshiro Mori, president of the organizing committee, said: “Today's meeting of the executive board enabled us to get off to the ideal start as the highest decision-making body of the organizing committee. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games will serve as an exciting new target for the young people of Japan to strive toward, and will provide a major boost for the whole of society. All members of our executive board are firmly committed and looking forward to exerting their utmost efforts to ensure the resounding success of the Games.”

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I live on Okinawa and have been trying to find out how I can help with this upcoming Olympics. My contact information is okishima74@hotmail.com.

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Just look at all those young people....and women.

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Yes, bilderberg. A fine cross-section of the population.

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@bilderberg and taj: How do you know their age? How about their gender?

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toshiko - I think the names can usually give a decent idea of someone's gender.

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@soldave: There is no female in this list. there was a female who was concentrating on palapregic and who is more qualified in sport but her name is not on. Again, there is no female --- zero-----. they are all males.

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