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The Tokyo Olympics added skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing to attract a younger demographic, but even a medal rush wasn’t enough to win over some Japanese youngsters.

Skateboarding saw Yuto Horigome, 22, win the sport’s first ever gold for Japan and 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya become the nation’s youngest Olympic champion with victory in the women’s event.

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