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Judo-Kosovo's Gjakova wins gold medal in women's -57 kg

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Judo - Women's 57kg - Gold medal match - Nippon Budokan - Tokyo, Japan - July 26, 2021. Nora Gjakova of Kosovo celebrates after winning gold against Sarah Leonie Cysique of France REUTERS/Annegret Hilse

TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) - Kosovo's Judoka Nora Gjakova won the Olympic gold medal in the women's -57 kg weight division on Monday, beating Sarah-Leonie Cysique of France in the final.

Bronze went to Tsukasa Yoshida of Japan and Jessica Klimkait of Canada, both winning their first Olympic medals.

Reporting by Tetsushi Kajimoto, editing by Ed Osmond

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