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Kiyo Shimizu won the Asian Games gold medal in women’s karate kata and Hiroto Shinohara emerged victorious in the men’s 67-kg final on Thursday.

The 20-year-old Shimizu, the East Asian Games and Japan champion, defeated Vietnam’s Nguyen Hoang Ngan 5-0 to give Japan’s women a medal in the discipline for the sixth straight time since it was added to the Asian Games program in 1994 in Hiroshima. Issei Shimbaba took a men’s kata bronze.

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