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World Table Tennis Championships debutant Tomokazu Harimoto secured a shock 4-1 win over Rio bronze medalist Jun Mizutani on Thursday in the second round of men’s singles.

The 13-year-old Harimoto, whose parents are from China, won the boy’s singles at the world junior championships in December for players 18 and under and his star is continuing to rise, defeating world No. 6 Mizutani 11-7, 11-6, 14-12, 7-11, 11-8.

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