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Japan swept Thursday’s judo events at the Tokyo Olympics, with Shori Hamada winning a gold medal in the women’s under 78-kilogram event and Aaron Wolf claiming the men’s under 100-kg title at Nippon Budokan.

Hamada defeated Madeleine Malonga of France shortly before Wolf completed an outstanding performance by the Olympic host, prevailing in a nail-biting final over South Korean Cho Gu-ham.

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