Japan Women's National Hockey Team Backs Tokyo 2020

Tokyo 2020, Japan's bid committee to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, today received Sakura Japan's (Japan women's national hockey team) total backing. Komazawa Rika, who is also the Sports Tourism Meister of the Japan Tourism Agency, offered her strong support at the announcement of the 16 national hockey players chosen for the London Olympics.

"The Olympics serves as a dream and the ultimate goal for athletes. By hosting such a wonderful event in Japan, I would like to share with everyone the Games' ability to inspire dreams and the excitement that comes with it. We fully support Japan hosting the Olympics and Paralympics."
Japan Women's National Hockey Team Rika Komazawa