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Japan has once again secured berths in all 14 judo weight categories for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the International Judo Federation released the latest world rankings on Monday.

According to the qualification guideline set by the IJF, the top 14 men and top 22 women in the world rankings announced on Monday, the final day of the qualification period, directly qualify, with a maximum one athlete per country in each weight class.

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