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Israeli judoka Sagi Muki defeats US’s Delpopolo to enter Olympic semifinals

Israeli judoka Sagi Muki defeats American Nick Delpopolo with an Ippon — the highest possible score in judo, which ends a round — in the Olympic men’s lightweight judo competition.

With the win just hours after his defeat of Slovenian former European champion Rok Drakšič, Muki advances to the semifinals, going farther than any Israeli yet in the Rio games.

Muki faces Azerbaijan’s Rustam Orujov in the semifinal match later tonight.

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