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Japan’s Nishiya, 13, wins Olympic skateboarding gold

Skateboarder Momiji Nishiya. (AFP)
Skateboarder Momiji Nishiya. (AFP)
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26 Jul 2021 03:07:03 GMT9
26 Jul 2021 03:07:03 GMT9

TOKYO: Skateboarder Momiji Nishiya, 13, won gold in the women’s street competition in the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday, becoming the youngest Japanese Olympic medalist.

In the same competition, Japan’s Funa Nakayama, 16, won the bronze medal.

Skateboarding is one of the four sports that made Olympic debuts in the Tokyo Games.

JIJI Press

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