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Judoka Naohisa Takato’s family and supporters were ecstatic after his gold medal win at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, made all the sweeter by being Japan’s first of the Games.

Watching on TV at Takato’s parents’ home in Shimotsuke, Tochigi Prefecture, they were on the edge of their seats as he advanced through the tournament, a day after the opening of the Olympics.

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