◇ 28th ◇ Men’s 90kg class ◇ Nippon Budokan
Shoichiro Mukai (25 = ALSOK) lost to Christian Thoth (Hungary) in the third round and missed the medal. I was entangled in the extension and lost one by cutting Ouchi.
Japan missed the medal for the fifth consecutive class.
After the match, he responded to the interview, saying, “It was a lot of fun. I’m grateful that you held the Olympics in such a corona disaster.” It can’t be helped if there isn’t one. There is luck at that time, and there is also the fact that I didn’t have (luck) this time. “
As he left behind the team competition, he changed his mind, saying, “Next is not an individual sport. I will do my best for Japan so as not to drag the team.”