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Japan wins record number of gold medals

01.08.2021 113 просмотров

Japan won a record so far Olympic gold medal count on Friday after winning the men's team epee event.


Japanese athletes won 17 gold medals of the country and the first in this sport in a duel against fencers of the Russian Olympic Committee.

Previously, Japan won 16 gold medals at the Games in Tokyo in 1964 and then again in Athens in 2004.< br>
Meanwhile, Japan's success in judo competition continued on Friday with the ninth gold medal in this domestic sport.

21-year-old Sone Akirawon the gold medal in the over 78 kg category among women, defeatingIdalis Ortizfrom Cuba. The Games in Tokyo were the first Sone Olympic Games.

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