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Takeshi Matsuda, who helped Japan win the silver medal in the men’s 4×100-meter medley relay at the 2012 London Olympics, announced Friday he is to retire after the annual National Sports Festival next week.

The 32-year-old, who won bronze medals in the 200 butterfly at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Games before adding another in Rio de Janeiro as a member of the 4×200 freestyle relay, will hold a news conference on Sept. 12 in Tokyo.

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