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Japan Sarah Asahina reacts after defeating Japan Kanae Yamabe during +78 kgs final, on February 12, 2017 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, during the Judo Grand Slam Paris 2017.    / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK        (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)
Japan Sarah Asahina reacts after defeating Japan Kanae Yamabe during +78 kgs final, on February 12, 2017 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, during the Judo Grand Slam Paris 2017.    / AFP / PATRICK KOVARIK        (Photo credit should read PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

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