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Ami Kondo won Japan’s first medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics when she beat Mongolia’s Urantsetseg Munkhbat to claim bronze in the women’s 48-kg judo competition on Saturday.

And Naohisa Takato soon followed with a bronze of his own, recovering from defeat in the quarterfinals of the men’s 60 kg to battle through the repechage and beat Azerbaijan’s Orkhan Safarov for the medal.

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