Baseball: Japan win gold medal with 2-0 victory over United States


Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Baseball - Men - Gold Medal Match - United States v Japan - Yokohama Baseball Stadium, Yokohama, Japan - August 7, 2021. Tetsuto Yamada of Japan celebrates with teammates. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Japan won the Olympic gold medal in baseball at the Tokyo Games on Saturday by beating the United States 2-0.

The U.S. claimed the silver medal and the Dominican Republic took bronze earlier on Saturday by defeating South Korea 10-6.

(Reporting by Paresh Dave, editing by Ed Osmond)

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