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Miho Miyahara earned a spot on the Japan national karate team on the opening day of the Karate 1-Premier League Salzburg, one of the last chances to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, on Friday.

By meeting the qualification criteria set by the Japan Karatedo Federation, Miyahara became the fifth member to secure a spot on the Japan Olympic team and first as a female kumite fighter. Miyahara competes in the 50-kg weight class but qualified at 55 kg.

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