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Australia’s Marcus Fraser shot a stellar first-day 8-under 63 on Thursday to take the lead in the Rio 2016 golf tournament, while Japan’s hopes languish at the rear of the field.

Fraser’s nine-birdie, one-bogey round set a benchmark course record, as it was the first time a tournament had been held on the par-71 Olympic Golf Course in Rio’s Barra da Tijuca.

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