Yukari Murata, the sole Japanese competitor in Athens Olympic rhythmic gymnastics this summer, won her fourth straight all-around title at the national championships on Saturday.
Murata earned top honors for fluid performances in the clubs and ribbons to claim the title with a total of 96.650 points at Tokyo’s Yoyogi national gymnasium. Ai Yokochi came second with 89.400 while Yoshie Hayashi placed third.
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