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Japan wrapped up the 17th Asian Games on Saturday, falling well shy of its target of second place in the first international multi-sports tournament since winning the bid to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics a year ago.

“We weren’t able to achieve our goal (of second place) but the results weren’t all together bad, either,” Japan team manager Yuji Takada told a news conference the same day summing up the 16-day competition.

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