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In a surprise victory, world No. 8 Japan claimed the gold medal in the finals of the men’s team epee event with a 45-36 victory over the Russian Olympic Committee on Friday.

Japan had trounced top-ranked France in the quarter-finals, and cruised to victory over South Korea in the semis.

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