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A Japan Wrestling Federation director quit Friday after a third-party panel of lawyers determined that he harassed four-time Olympic wrestling champion Kaori Icho after she won her second gold medal in Beijing in 2008.

In its report, the panel acknowledged four complaints of harassment lodged against Kazuhito Sakae, who had been a key figure in female wrestling circles. Tomiaki Fukuda, chairman of the federation, apologized over the harassment.

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