Haruki Uemura

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Haruki Uemura
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Born 1951

Haruki Uemura (上村 春樹 Uemura Haruki?, born February 14, 1951 in Uki, Kumamoto) is a former judoka from Japan, who won the gold medal in the Open Class at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. In the final of the Olympic tournament in Canada he defeated Great Britain's Keith Remfry. In 2009 he was elected President of Kodokan and he was awarded the rank of 9th dan.

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