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It was a historic day for Japanese triathlon on Saturday as Hideki Uda won a silver medal in the men's PTS4 class, the country's first Paralympic medal in the sport, and Satoru Yoneoka won bronze in the men's PTVI class.

Uda clocked in at 1 hour, 3 minutes, 45 seconds, while Yoneoka finished in 1:02:20 alongside his guide Kohei Tsubaki at Odaiba Marine Park. Each athlete won their first Paralympic medal.

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