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Former Olympic speed skating medalist and a member of the Liberal... News PhotoBadge,Horizontal,Japan,Japanese Liberal Democratic Party,Medalist,National Diet of Japan,Organized Group,Politics,Receiving,Smiling,Speed Skating,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPFormer Olympic speed skating medalist and a member of the Liberal democratic Party (LDP) Manabu Horii (L) smiles as he receives a Diet member's badge from an official at the National Diet in Tokyo on December 26, 2012. Japan's conservative leader Shinzo Abe is to be named as the country's new prime minister on December 26, after he swept to power on a hawkish platform of getting tough on diplomacy while fixing the economy. AFP PHOTO / JIJI PRESS JAPAN OUT (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)