Rio Olympics 2016: Japan's Shohei Ono wins first men's gold since 2008

Shohei Ono
Ono's gold is a first for Japan's men's judo team since Beijing 2008
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Double world champion Shohei Ono earned Japan's first men's judo Olympic gold since 2008 by beating Rustam Orujov of Azerbaijan in the -73kg final.

The 24-year-old dominated the world number two and scored the maximum ippon with an inner leg reap.

Ono is a controversial figure after his part in a bullying scandal at his university saw him disqualified from competing in 2014.

Belgian Dirk Van Tichelt and Lasha Shavdatuashvili of Georgia took bronze.

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