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Soichi Hashimoto wins Taipei Judo Open

3 Sep 2016 12:25

   IJF Gabriela Sabau / International Judo Federation
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Soichi Hashimoto remains undefeated. The Japanese fighter who won the IJF Masters in Guadalajara (MEX) in May unseeded, struck again at the Taipei Open this weekend. Although it was just a finger practice for the 25-year number 7 of the world ranking.

In the final U73kg he defeated Taipei fighter Chuang. Also Shinji Kido won gold in the men’s U60kg class in an all Japanese final.

Japan won four gold medals against Korea two and host Taipei won the class U52kg where just 5 women started.

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