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All eyes will be on Harrison as she makes her Olympic debut. Two years after becoming the first American woman to win a judo gold medal at the world championships since Ann Marie Burns in 1984, Harrison has a chance to become the first American - man or woman - to claim one in the Olympics. This up-and-coming superstar pulled off a first-place finish at the PJC World Cup in May - her first tournament since partially tearing her MCL while training two months earlier. While it was uncertain how Harrison would respond given her injury, she defeated 2008 Olympic silver medalist Yalennis Castillo Ramirez of Cuba with relative ease. Harrison first garnered national attention in 2008, when she went undefeated in her weight division to become just the third American to the win the junior world championships. While expectations have since risen thanks to numerous medals, it’s safe to say this native of Middletown, Ohio, has what it takes to live up to the billing. Harrison is ranked No. 1 in the nation and No. 3 in the world in the women’s -78kg.
JOC cuts funding to judo program
The Japanese Olympic Committee has cut funding for the All Japan Judo Federation and ordered it to take preventive measures as punishment for coachesâ€™ abusive training of female judokas.
Japan: Coach used violence on athletes
Japan's judo federation says head coach Ryuji Sonoda used violence against athletes at a training camp prior to the London Olympics.
Judo champion facing rape charge
Masato Uchishiba, a two-time gold medalist in judo, pleads innocent to rape charge in Japan.
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