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Veteran Japanese short track speed skater Satoru Terao dominated the men’s field to win his seventh title while Yuka Kamino captured her first crown at the national invitational meet Sunday.

News photoSatoru Terao skates to victory in the men’s 1,000-meter competition at the national
short-track invitational meet at Teisan Ice Skate
Training Center in Nagano Prefecture.

Terao, who took the lead after winning the 500 and 1,500 meters Saturday, added a victory in the 1,000 for a winning total of 105 points after four races contested over two days at Teisan Ice Skate Training Center in Nagano Prefecture.

Tomonori Ike won the 3,000 and finished second with 55 points while Shinichi Tagami took third with 42.

Kamino won the 500, 1,000 and 3,000 in collecting 107 points, 26 clear of runnerup Mika Ozawa who won the 1,500. Nobuko Yamada came third with 50 points.

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