Seven gold medal winners from the Nagano Winter Olympic Games received the Emperor’s Cup on Monday from Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto in a ceremony held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence.

The recipients of the silver pairs of cups were: Kazuyoshi Funaki for team ski jumping and large-hill jumping, Masahiko Harada, Hiroya Saito and Takanobu Okabe, also for team ski jumping, Tae Satoya for winning the women’s moguls, Hiroyasu Shimizu, victor in the men’s 500-meter speedskating event, and Takafumi Nishitani, the men’s 500-meter champion in short-track speedskating.

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