Japanese heavyweight judoka Kosei Inoue put the disappointment of his shock Olympic defeat behind him Sunday as he won the Kano Cup international tournament in his comeback to competitive judo.

Inoue ousted top collegiate judoka Yohei Takai in the semifinals and then toppled Yury Rybak of Belarus with a powerful uchimata leg trip 2 minutes, 22 seconds into the final for a clear “ippon” win at Nippon Budokan to claim his first Kano Cup.

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