Paralympics: Japan’s Hirose wins judo silver, compatriots get 2 bronze

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13:29 9 Sep 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 9, Kyodo

Makoto Hirose claimed china in a men’s 60-kilogram weight category for judoka with visible spoil for Japan’s initial award during a Rio Paralympics as full foe got underneath approach on Thursday.

His countrymen combined dual bronze medals, with Satoshi Fujimoto winning a men’s 66-kg bronze-medal hitch and swimmer Takuya Tsugawa finishing third in a 100-meter backstroke final.

The 39-year-old Hirose suffered an ippon better to his Uzbek competition Sherzod Namozov in a final during Carioca Arena, though managed to collect adult his initial Paralympics award in 3 summer games given winning china in Athens in 2004.

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