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Miku Tashiro fell in the women’s under 63-kg semifinals on Thursday, but won a bronze medal at the World Judo Championships.

The 20-year-old Tashiro lost by ippon to Israel’s Yarden Gerbi, who was in turn defeated in the final by France’s Clarisse Agbegnenou. Tashiro then defeated Italy’s Edwige Gwend by ippon to seize one of the bronze medals. Slovenia’s Tina Trstenjak won the other.

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