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Photo Journal: Shining smiles

Japan's Pyeongchang Winter Olympic medalists pose during a celebratory press conference in Tokyo's Minato Ward on Feb. 26, 2018. Team Japan won a record-breaking 13 medals in the games -- four gold, five silver and four bronze. From left back row, men's snowboarding halfpipe silver medalist Ayumu Hirano, men's single figure skating silver medalist Shoma Uno, women's ski jumping normal hill individual bronze medalist Sara Takanashi, men's freestyle skiing moguls bronze medalist Daichi Hara, women's curling team bronze medalists Yurika Yoshida, Yumi Suzuki, Chinami Yoshida, Satsuki Fujisawa, Mari Motohashi, bottom left, women's 500 meter speed skating gold and 1,000 meter silver medalist Nao Kodaira, women's speed skating team pursuit gold, women's 1,500 meter silver and 1,000 meter bronze medalist Miho Takagi, women's speed skating team pursuit gold medalist Ayaka Kikuchi, her teammates Ayano Sato and Nana Takagi, who also won gold in women's speed skating mass start, and consecutive men's single figure skating gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu smile while holding their respective medals. Team captain Kodaira said, "We will work hard to pass on the baton to the Pyeongchang Paralympics and the 2020 Tokyo Games." (Mainichi)


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