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Shohei Ono captures gold at Rio Olympics

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Japan Aug 12, 2016

Tenri University and Tenri City hosted a “public viewing” to cheer on Shohei Ono, graduate student at Tenri University and Olympian at Rio de Janeiro judo 73 kg weight division. Tenri citizens and university students gathered for the event. The hall erupted in cheers when Ono collected his ippon win for the gold.

Seven Athletes with Tenri University Ties to Compete in the London Olympics

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Events, Japan Jul 17, 2012

Seven athletes with ties to Tenri University will be competing in the 2012 London Olympics, which will begin on July 27. Three others from Tenri U. will serve as either coaches or referees.