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Mone Inami won Japan's first Olympic golf medal when she emerged victorious from a playoff for silver against New Zealand's Lydia Ko on Saturday, with both players finishing one shot behind gold medalist Nelly Korda of the United States.

Inami beat Ko in a sudden-death playoff after both players shot 6-under 65s and were tied for second on 16-under after 72 holes at Kasumigaseki Country Club in Saitama Prefecture.

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