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Japan beat Brazil to take team gold

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Natsumi Gomi’s team-mates kept their composure to hand Japan an emphatic 4-1 win over Brazil in the final of the women’s team event in St. Petersburg on Saturday.

The Japanese judokas outclassed the Cubans in the semis before taking their momentum into the showpiece match with Natsumi Katagiri producing a stunning performance to beat Ana Carla Rios Grincevicus in the final bout to secure the win.

The Bronze medals were won by Cuba and Mongolia.