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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New Tokyo Olympic chief says games without spectators not the plan

Hashimoto expects a third of 10,000 athletes taking part to join opening march

Seiko Hashimoto, the newly appointed head of the organizing committee for the Tokyo Olympics, speaks to the media on Feb. 26. (Pool photo)

TOKYO -- Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics are not considering holding the games without spectators, Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto told Nikkei on Friday.

Hashimoto on Feb. 18 took over from former chief Yoshiro Mori, who resigned over sexist remarks he had made.

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