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Kaori Matsumoto
Medal record
Representing  Japan
Women's Judo
World Championships
Gold 2010 Tokyo -57 kg
Bronze 2011 Paris -57 kg
Asian Games
Gold 2010 Guangzhou -57 kg
Asian Championships
Gold 2008 Jeju -57 kg
Olympic Games
Gold 2012 London -57 kg
In this Japanese name, the family name is Matsumoto.

Kaori Matsumoto (松本 薫 , Matsumoto Kaori, born September 11, 1987) is a female Japanese athlete. She is best known as a judoka who competed in the Summer Olympic Games.

She was born in Kanazawa, Ishikawa.

Career

Matsumoto won the gold medal in the lightweight (57 kg) division at the 2010 World Judo Championships.

She won gold at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's 57 kg category.

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