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Defending champion Shori Hamada settled for the silver medal in the women’s 78-kg division at the World Judo Championships on Friday, while 2017 men’s 100-kg champion Aaron Wolf came away with a bronze.

Hamada, who had won each of her first four matches by ippon, lost her final by ippon to Madeleine Malonga. The Frenchwoman, already leading by waza-ari, brought Hamada down with a large outer reap.

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