Takanori Nagase won the under-81-kg division title in judo, becoming the first Japanese to do so since Makoto Takimoto at the 2000 Sydney Games.
"I have experienced the low of lows when I wasn't doing well. So I am not as disappointed as I expected." ーUchimura
"I feel a great responsibility being appointed captain of the Japanese delegation to the Olympics held in our own nation.”