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Yuki Takahashi missed out on Japan’s first medal at the World Wrestling Championships, losing to Iran’s Hassan Rahimi in the men’s 57 kg third-place match on Monday.

The 20-year-old Takahashi lost to North Korea’s Yang Kyong Il in the quarterfinals and moved to the repechage, where he beat Kim Sung-gwon of South Korea before facing Rahimi, the defending champion in the 55 kg.

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