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Japanese siblings seize 2 golds on second day of Judo World Championships

TASHKENT, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Japan’s Hifumi Abe and his sister Uta Abe triumphed within the males’s -66kg and ladies’s -52kg respectively on day two of the 2022 Judo World Championships on Friday.

In ladies’s -52kg, Tokyo Olympic champion Uta defeated Chelsie Giles of Britain within the ultimate, which marked her third world title.

Bronze medals went to Kosovo’s Distria Krasniqi and France’s Amandine Buchard.

Chinese feminine judoka Liu Ben misplaced to Gefen Primo from Israel by an ippon within the spherical of 16.

In males’s -66kg ultimate, Hifumi toppled his teammate Joshiro Maruyama to win gold.

Denis Vieru of Moldova and South Korea’s An Baul bagged bronze medals within the class.

Japan bagged 4 golds to prime the medal tally at present, adopted by Mongolia whereas Britain and Germany shared third.

The Judo World Championships runs from Oct. 6 to 13.

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