Homare Sawa

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Tokyo 2020 bid ambassador and four-time football Olympian and London... News Photo2012 Summer Olympics - London,Adult,Ambassador,Bid,Football,Football Player,Greater London,Homare Sawa,Horizontal,International Team Soccer,Japan,Japan Women's National Football Team,Launch Event,London - England,Medallist,National Team,Olympic Team,Only Japanese,Paralympic Games,Press Conference,Silver Medal,Sport,Talking,The Olympic Games,Tokyo - Japan,UK,Women,Women's Football,Women's Soccer - InternationalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTokyo 2020 bid ambassador and four-time football Olympian and London 2012 Games silver medalist, Homare Sawa, speaks during a press conference in London on January 10, 2013 to launch their candidature file for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Tokyo is bidding to host its first Summer Olympics since the 1964 Games. The plan features a 'compact' and 'dynamic' Olympics based on Tokyo's financial wealth and track record in hosting international sports events. It also aims to allay fears of damage from a big earthquake or radiation from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. AFP PHOTO/BEN STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)