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Olympic runner-up Kiyou Shimizu of Japan has returned to competition after a six-month break.

Kiyou Shimizu took part in the Karate1 Premier League in Fujairah - Dubai, where she won a gold medal and was better in the finals than her colleague from the national team Hikaru Ohno.

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She looked back at her pause and said

"This is my first international tournament in nearly six months, so I was a bit nervous!" said the Japanese Kata Star.

“My memories from the Olympic Games are very intense, much more than other competitions. I learned a lot from my experiences at the Games and it helped me become a better karateka, ”said the two-time World Champion.

It is important to note that Kiyou has achieved convincing victories over its opponents.

Check out the final match in which Kiyou Shimizu defeated Hikaru Ohno below