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Irie wins women's featherweight boxing gold

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Well done, such good sportsmanship between the two fighters. Watch and learn Aliev (DQed French boxer).

Japanese athletes really stepping up this games.

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Holy, that girl can jump.

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Great fight !!..

Congratulations Irie San

おめでとうございます!!!..

GO JAPAN !!..

GO JAPAN !!..

GO JAPAN !!..

And when the fight was ending it was played as background music "Senbonzakura"!!..

How much I love this country !!..

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OMG! It was nerve-wracking! Irie outmaneuvered Petecio. It was a victory due to wise strategy!

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I just want to keep gazing at this medal

Her comment makes me smile.

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Nesthy Petecio does not look happy at all, but well done to Sena Irie.

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I'm really looking forward to karate.

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Congratulations Miss Irie! What a delightful young lady and champion. She was beaming on her way to the ring. And the Philippines should be proud as Ms Petecio was very gracious and happy for Irie in defeat.

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Kentarogaijin: “How much I love this country !!..”

Couldn’t tell. At least you’re floating on the right thread this time.

congrats to Irie. Well deserved.

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Well done. And a bonus gold medal for the high jump!

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Congratulations! to Sena Irie on Your GOLD medal. Condolences to her opponent, Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines.

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Well done! A little Hatsune Miku! What a great theme song for her from kuro U.S.A. !

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That photo recalls ABC’s “Wide World of Sports” intro from Jim McKay: “the thrill of Victory! … and, the agony of defeat”.

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Yes, well done indeed. Tottori will be uber proud of their Golden Girl!!!

(She certainly didn't 'sweep aside' her opponent. Nesthy fought really well, and there was an awful moment as we waited to hear the results. Could have gone either way.)

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Congratulations for making the history for the Japanese Women's boxing, Irie!

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Saw the match. Was so exciting. Irie was so hyper before even starting the match. She kept jumping to hype herself up. My wife was cheering her all the way. Congratulation for winning!

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Great photo!

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I thought the Filipina won rounds 2 and 3.

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Close fight could have gone either way. The golden rule in boxing when fighting a local you don't stand a chance when you don't knock them out or beat them mercilessly.

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Joselito Asi.....

I thought the Filipina won rounds 2 and 3.

So did I. The Filipina also looks like she could make Flyweight without too much trouble.

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Congratulations to Japan's Sena Irie.

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