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Arsen Galstyan of Russia wins Olympic men's 60-kilogram judo gold medal

07/28/2012 11:48 EDT | Updated 09/27/2012 05:12 EDT
LONDON - Arsen Galstyan of Russia won the Olympic men's 60-kilogram judo gold medal on Saturday.

Galstyan defeated one of the favourites, Hiroaki Hiroaka of Japan, to take the division and then his first Olympic medal.

Galstyan won the final in less than a minute with an ippon score, judo's equivalent of a knockout. He previously won a bronze at the judo world championships.

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