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Japanese swimmer Ohashi wins 2nd Olympic gold

Ohashi became the first Japanese female swimmer to win two gold medals at a single Summer Games. She won the women's 400-meter individual medley Sunday. (AFP)
Ohashi became the first Japanese female swimmer to win two gold medals at a single Summer Games. She won the women's 400-meter individual medley Sunday. (AFP)
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29 Jul 2021 06:07:33 GMT9
29 Jul 2021 06:07:33 GMT9

TOKYO: Japanese swimmer Yui Ohashi won the women’s 200-meter individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, claiming her second gold medal at the Games.

Ohashi became the first Japanese female swimmer to win two gold medals at a single Summer Games. She won the women’s 400-meter individual medley Sunday.

Fellow Japanese swimmer Tomoru Honda grabbed silver in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.

In gymnastics, Daiki Hashimoto of Japan won the men’s individual all-around. Japanese judoka Chizuru Arai clinched gold in the women’s 70-kilogram competition.

The Japanese men’s soccer team defeated France 4-0 in the final match of the first round, marking its third straight victory and reaching the quarterfinals.

In baseball, Japan rallied to beat the Dominican Republic 4-3 in their opener.

In the women’s table tennis singles, Mima Ito of Japan advanced to the semifinals.

Kento Momota, a Japanese who was a favorite to win the men’s badminton singles, was eliminated in the first round.

JIJI Press

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