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A 10-gold bonanza across five sports on Friday took Japan’s tally to 69 gold medals, more than at any Asian Games since the last time it topped the medal table in Bangkok in 1978.

Japan’s sailors provided four gold and its judoka three, while the women’s soccer team defeated China for the title. Yuko Takahashi won the women’s triathlon and the women’s field hockey team shocked India in the final.

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