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    Russia's national Olympic team has received an additional license for women's judo, with Russia now eligible to send five female judokas to the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) President Alexander Zhukov said Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier, the Russian judo team was admitted to the Rio Games in full.

    "We have received an additional license in women's judo, we will be able to send another athlete. There were four, now there are five," Zhukov told reporters.

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