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Takanori Nagase defeated Mongolia’s Saeid Mollaei in the men’s 81-kilogram final, snatching another judo gold for Japan at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Nagase, an Olympic bronze medalist in Rio five years ago, became the first Japanese to win this event since Makoto Takimoto achieved the feat at the 2000 Sydney Games.

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