Who is the new chief of Tokyo 2020?

This is the president of Tokyo 2020, Seiko Hashimoto.

The 56-year-old politician will be leading the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee after ex-prime minister Yoshiro Mori resigned from the post over sexist remarks.

Hashimoto was born just days before Japan hosted the Summer Olympics in 1964.

Her parents named her after the Olympic flame and she has lived up to that name.

Hashimoto took part in seven Olympic Games - the most Olympic games any Japanese woman has ever participated in.

The highest Olympic medal she won was a bronze at the 1992 Albertville Winter Games in the Ladies 1,500 meter ice-skating race.

She's also the only Japanese woman to have competed in the Olympics while serving as a lawmaker.

After marrying a widower in 2000, she made history again by becoming the first upper house lawmaker to give birth while holding office.

Her policy focus has been on education, and she has also prioritized health issues and Japan’s falling birth rate.

Hashimoto served as the Olympics minister, doubling as Minister in Charge of Women’s Empowerment, before taking up the post as the Tokyo 2020 president.