Price, a former kickboxer and footballer, has also won golds at the World Championships, Commonwealth and European Games. Raised by her grandparents, Price would work on weekends as a taxi driver to help fund her aspirations as a boxer due to a lack of funding from the Welsh team.
Kickboxing and football
Qualifying for Tokyo
Price won her opening round in Tokyo, defeating Mongolia's Munkhbat Myagmarjargal 5-0 in the Round of 16 before overcoming Panama's Atheyna Bylon 5-0 to make the semi-finals.
By progressing into the last four of her middleweight category, she guaranteed herself a bronze medal. She defeated Nertherlands' Nouchka Fontijn 3-1 to progressed into the final.
It was the fifth time Price had fought Fontijn and her third successive win.
While her semi-final was a tough contest for Price, there was no drama on the final day of the Games as she beat Li Qian - the 2018 world champion - via unanimous decision to win gold.
Fourteen months later Price tasted glory in Minsk at the European Championships where Price gained a 4-1 split decision win over Rio 2016 silver medallist Nouchka Fontijn in the 75kg final.
Just a few months later a controversial final saw Price face Fontijn once more in the gold medal match with the the Dutch boxer being awarded the gold on a split decision.
Lauren Price's net worth is believed to be around £1million.