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Kosei Inoue aims to make Japanese men’s judo No. 1 again

  • August 4, 2016
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160805 closeup gendaiThursday evening’s NHK “Close-up Gendai Plus” reported on the Japanese men’s judo team, which failed to win a single gold medal at the London Olympics. The team is now led by manager Kosei Inoue, who won a gold medal at the Sydney Olympics. Inoue has carried out drastic reform, including recruiting a body builder as a coach to build up the wrestlers’ strength, and incorporating martial arts of various countries.

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