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Japan’s Sakura Yosozumi, the gold medalist in the women’s Olympic park skateboarding at the Tokyo Games, said Thursday she treats the sport like it is her “boyfriend” to whom she is committed 24 hours a day.

Yosozumi made clear at a news conference in Tokyo, held along with fellow park medalist Kokona Hiraki, just what the sport means to her.

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